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It's not the first time there's been a big tent set up outside the Codman Square Health Center on Washington Street. But, in the past the tent has been set up to house one of Dorchester's biggest parties of the year: the Men of Boston Cook for Women's... Read more
One of Dorchester’s key health centers is bracing for disruption and testing for the COVID-19 virus this week. Michelle Nadow, CEO of DotHouse Health on Dorchester Avenue, told the Reporter on Tuesday that the facility will continue to see patients and... Read more
Boston Mayor Martin Walsh said 33 Bostonians have tested positive for COVID-19 at a press conference this afternoon in which he also announced the suspension of all activity at construction sites— except for security measures— and the closure of Boston... Read more
MBTA subways, buses and commuter rail trains will operate on reduced schedules while ferries will be taken offline completely in an effort to enforce social distancing and meet reduced demand amid the coronavirus outbreak. Starting Tuesday, the four core... Read more
Tent is not meant for 'walk-in' testing, says spokesman A tent that has been erected outside of Carney Hospital's emergency department today is for future outpatient lab screenings associated with the COVID-19 outbreak. Nicholas Puleo, a spokesman for... Read more
The Boston Police Department reports arresting Danilo Soto, 26, of Brighton on a charges he repeatedly stabbed another man on Adams Street near Ronan Park around 6 a.m. on March 7. On Feb. 7, a federal judge released Soto on $10,000 bond and under the... Read more
Mayor Martin Walsh declared a "public health emergency" in Boston on Sunday afternoon, citing the need to speedily deploy more resources to combat the CONVID-19 virus outbreak. Walsh also urged people to "avoid crowds of any kind" and issued new orders to... Read more
The leader who oversees several Dorchester health centers has a message for patients today: Call ahead, don't just show up. Chuck Jones is the President and CEO of Harbor Health Services, the umbrella organization that includes Neponset's Daniel Driscoll... Read more
Children 12-and-under can come to Carney for medical care, but cannot visit hospitalized patients Dorchester's only hospital is continuing to see regular appointments and elective procedures today as it braces for the "likelihood that patients with... Read more
UPDATE: On Fri., March 13, Cardinal Seán O'Malley issued a new advisory cancelling all Masses this weekend and "until further notice." The Cardinal has issued a "dispensation from the obligation to attend Mass" to all Catholics. Cardinal Seán O'Malley on... Read more


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