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STAT: The Readout Loud
Trying to keep the kids engaged while schools are shut down? Here are some virtual classes and resources to jump-start learning
Unsure of what to do with the kids while social distancing at home? There are a lot of educational resources out there. Here are just a few.
Separated by coronavirus, kids are leaving chalk notes outside each other’s houses
Small gestures of recognition have added a tinge of magic to little lives at a time when it still remains unclear when they’ll play on the swings or chase each other during a game of tag again.
Are destination weddings and honeymoons still on track in the age of coronavirus?
As the coronavirus outbreak leads to restrictions, closures, and cancellations, can love find a way? We talked to travel agents to find out.
A coronavirus-inspired window sing-along version of ‘Sweet Caroline’ springs up in Boston
Several locals have drawn inspiration from the Italians, who, in the midst of the COVID-19 quarantine, have been singing from their balconies.
The coronavirus pandemic is changing how some Mass. authorities process certain crimes
Due to the coronavirus pandemic, prosecutors and police officers in Massachusetts are moving to arrest less people and identify people who may be contagious or ailing from the virus.
Yes, you can still get a package delivered. Just wash your hands, expert says
The coronavirus may be able to live on surfaces for varying periods of time, depending on the surface. But it’s safe to get a package at home, an expert said Wednesday.
How to apply for unemployment benefits in the era of coronavirus
If you find yourself suddenly jobless, here are some tips for filing a claim: for Massachusetts unemployment benefits.
Kids and the coronavirus: what you need to know
The coronavirus outbreak has many parents wondering: how could this affect my children?
Coronavirus means canceled playdates, closed-down playgrounds
With schools and daycare facilities mostly shut down and social distance recommendations in full force, parents are suddenly left with the vexing puzzle of how to comply and also entertain their kids.
Yes, the Internet can handle the coronavirus traffic jam, with hiccups
If you’re reading this on a cell phone or computer while shut in at home, then you know the Internet and cell phone networks are holding up fine — so far.
Here’s what we know about how the coronavirus spreads
The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says the novel coronavirus is a new disease and “we are still learning how it spreads.”
State officials offering health coverage to uninsured people worried about coronavirus
Massachusetts health insurance exchange opening special enrollment period until April 25
Beth Israel is working with Johnson & Johnson on a coronavirus vaccine
The head of the hospital’s research effort says it will be at least a year before one could be available.
Tell us your coronavirus stories and questions
We want to know how this global pandemic is affecting you, so we can provide better coverage to all readers.
Students at the private school that had R.I.'s first coronavirus cases may be used in a CDC study
The principal of Saint Raphael's Academy is asking parents to allow their children to participate in a CDC study to help researchers understand how and why the virus affects various populations differently.
Advice: How to decline a handshake, and other social tips for coronavirus
Any time you face the unknown, keep these things in mind.
Access to this important coronavirus content is provided by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
Stories from StatNews
The coronavirus questions that scientists are racing to answer
Here are some of the outstanding questions that doctors, scientists, and health agencies are rushing to answer about the #coronavirus.
Explaining a mass quarantine: What does it mean to ‘shelter in place’? And who has the power to call for it?
STAT took a closer look at what these policies are, what they do for the spread of disease, who has the power to issue them, and whether experts consider them constitutional or ethical
7 reasons why it’s hard to control your coronavirus anxiety
Covid-19 distress has reached such levels that the World Health Organization on Tuesday issued guidelines for protecting mental health during the outbreak.
Stories from boston.com
What you need to know about changes to unemployment claims during the pandemic in Mass.
On Sunday, Governor Charlie Baker announced a slew of emergency actions his administration will be taking to counter COVID-19, including steps to assist workers and employers.
Public school students can pick up free breakfast and lunch while schools are closed
Following Gov. Baker’s order to close schools in Massachusetts for the next three weeks in an effort to prevent and slow the spread of the coronavirus, many students will be impacted by the disruption this means for their daily routines.
Here’s the best way to support the Greater Boston Food Bank
The Greater Boston Food Bank has long been a resource for those experiencing food insecurity.