Newsroom - September

Diverse Boston Neighborhoods Recruited For Sweeping Study Of Genetics And Health Outcomes, September 29, 2021
Researchers are actively recruiting volunteers of different races and ethnicities to ensure that the study reflects the diversity of the United States. Read more »

Massachusetts extends school mask mandate until at least Nov. 1., September 27, 2021
Massachusetts is extending its statewide school mask mandate for at least another month. Read more »

The U.S. Is Donating More COVID Vaccines And Wants Other Rich Nations To Pitch In., September 22, 2021
President Biden called on rich nations and philanthropists to do more to end the pandemic. Read more »

Governor Baker Signs Executive Order Establishing First-in-the-Nation Commission on Clean Heat., September 20, 2021
Commission will advise on policies and strategies to reduce emissions from heating fuels. Read more »

Limited booster use recommendation disrupts Biden administration plans., September 17, 2021
A federal advisory panel voted unanimously Friday to recommend a third shot of Pfizer. Read more »

Why some businesses welcome Bidens vaccine mandate?, September 10, 2021
Many questions remain over the implementation of the mandate. Read more »

Government Issues Vaccine Mandate for Large Employers., September 09, 2021
Private employers with 100 or more workers will be required to mandate COVID-19 vaccines. Read more »

Biden-Harris Administration Awards Over $5 Million to Expand Services., September 09, 2021
Approximately 36 percent of Health Center Program award recipients currently operate school-based service sites. Read more »

COVID and who is testing positive at the highest rates in Massachusetts., September 07, 2021
Although more than 64% of the Massachusetts population is fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Read more »

Why some US Blacks and Latinos remain COVID-19 'vaccine deliberate', September 7, 2021
Numbers have shown that Black and Latino vaccination rates are lagging behind those of white people in America. Read more »

Western Massachusetts Hospital Group Strained By New COVID-19 Cases, September 04, 2021
Leaders at a Massachusetts hospital group swamped by a new wave of COVID-19 patients. Read more »

Moderna submits early data to FDA for third shot of COVID-19 vaccine, September 01, 2021
The percentage of those who tested positive by the Neighborhood Health Center has tripled in a month. Read more »

Baker administration to require COVID-19 vaccinations for long term care and home care workers, September 01, 2021
Moderna said that it had filed initial data with the US Food and Drug Administration for clearance Read more »