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Remote Start for Berkshire Hills This September
The Berkshire Hills Regional School District decided Thursday that students will start the school year Sept. 14 learning remotely, with the possibility of a switch to a hybrid, in-person model, depending on coronavirus infection rates.
The Berkshire Eagle reports, the district backed away from a tent…
Study: Vitamin D Appears to Protect Against COVID-19 Infection
Low levels of vitamin D are related to COVID-19 infection and hospitalization, a new study out of Israel found. When doctors tested patients for risk factors of COVID-19 infection, one consistent marker was low levels of vitamin D in the blood: Patients at the highest risk for infection and hospital…
Another Free Testing Site Announced Outside Of Berkshire County
The Baker-Polito Administration today announced an expansion of its “Stop the Spread” initiative, which provides free COVID-19 testing in targeted communities across the Commonwealth, with a new testing site in Framingham.
According to a media release from the Governor’s office, the Framingham site j…

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