CHICOPEE, Mass (WWLP) – Here are the top 3 stories on 22News for Thursday.
The mobile testing site at the Big E fairgrounds will supplement a site at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, that launched earlier this week. Each site will serve police officers, firefighters, EMS personnel, correction officers, mortuary service providers, and state active duty National Guard personnel. In order to be tested, you must be showing symptoms of COVID-19, and have a referral from your doctor, as well as an appointment.
She hopes to determine if legal action is warranted. Two more deaths were reported at the facility, for a total of 27 deaths. Healey’s investigations are completely separate from that of Attorney Mark Pearlstein who was hired by Governor Baker’s administration.
19 new testing sites will be built for public safety personnel, including the one at the Big E. On top of increasing the state’s testing capacity, the Governor released more guidance for health care facilities as they prepare for the surge. That includes how to divide up ventilators, and ensuring that all families will receive fair access to care.