COVID-19 Evening Updates 3/25/20

Dear Friends,

Today's message: it is us humans vs. the virus.

Below are a few highlights from yesterday and today, plus the Baker-Polito Administration comprehensive press release that outlines the latest state action in response to COVID-19.

To link to the Commonwealth COVID-19 Command Center's daily situation reports (sent at end of day), visit https://www.replizmalia.org/covid-19-response

We are all in this together. Please do your part to continue social distancing, practicing good hygiene, and taking good care of yourself and your loved ones during these trying times.

Warmly,

Liz Malia

liz.malia@mahouse.gov

617-722-2380

 

Credible Information

Today, the City of Boston launched two new dashboards to provide statistics on COVID19 cases in Boston and throughout MA.

Yesterday, the state launched a new “Alerts MA” texting service to allow MA residents to receive the latest updates and information about COVID-19 from trusted sources. To sign up, text “COVIDMA” to 888-777.

Supporting Our Health Care Workers

The City is working with commercial parking garages across Boston who are offering lower rates for medical staff. A comprehensive list of participating garages can be found here.

BlueBikes will offer a 30-day, unlimited trip pass for $0 for hospital staff. Please note that bikes are disinfected regularly including high-touch areas such as handlebars and seat posts.