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State officials monitoring COVID-19 ‘cluster’ at Holyoke Veterans’ home as 10 residents test positive

Formerly known as the Holyoke Soldiers’ Home, a COVID outbreak killed at least 76 veterans in 2020.

Biden administration will again allow Americans to order free COVID-19 tests

The Department of Health and Human Services says orders can be placed at starting Sept. 25, and that no-cost tests will be delivered for free by the United States Postal Service.

FDA approves updated COVID vaccines to boost protection this fall

The FDA's decision opens the newest shots from Moderna and Pfizer and its partner BioNTech to most Americans even if they’ve never had a coronavirus vaccination.

The FDA just approved updated COVID boosters. Where and when can you get them in Mass.?

The shots are expected to be available as early as this week. Here's what you need to know.

US Justice Department says New Jersey failed veterans in state-run homes during COVID-19

New Jersey state-run veterans homes were unprepared to keep residents safe during the COVID-19 outbreak and suffered a “systemic inability” to implement care, the US Justice Department said.

First Lady Jill Biden tests positive for COVID-19

Jill Biden is "experiencing only mild symptoms," her communications director said, and President Biden tested negative, the White House said.

COVID-19 levels are on the rise again in Mass. Here’s what to know.

As summer slides into fall and children around the state return to school, the uptick in COVID-19 that began in July is continuing, with hospitalizations now at a five-month high.

Norfolk man charged with conspiring to price gouge hospitals during pandemic, officials say

A Norfolk man has agreed to plead guilty to a federal charge alleging he conspired to price gouge hospitals in the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic by selling them N95 masks at huge markups, according to prosecutors.