WSBS' coverage of COVID-19 and how the coronavirus is affecting the local community.
Vaccine Available to 55+ and Those with One Certain Medical Condition
Beginning today Massachusetts residents 55+ and residents with one certain medical condition are eligible for COVID-19 vaccine. With these new groups becoming eligible today, the Berkshire Vaccine Collaborative has announced that it will open appointments in Pittsfield, North Adams, and Great Barrin…
Great Barrington: Is Sounds of Summer Returning This Year?
The popular concert series made its debut in 2012 and has been a hit with the local community for several years since.
Pfizer Says Their Vaccine Is 100% Effective in Teens
Pfizer says its COVID-19 vaccine is safe and strongly protective in kids as young as 12.
Three COVID-19 Cases Across Schools in the Southern Berkshires
A couple of school districts in the Southern Berkshires reported a total of three COVID-19 cases. The districts have contacted anyone who may have been exposed.
Updated Vaccination Timeline Announced by the Baker Administration
Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker’s administration today announce that all residents and certain worker groups will be eligible for a vaccine. The State’s detailed timeline parallels the original timeline for the three phases announced in December...
Is 3ft Vs 6ft A Safe Distance In Schools? Study Says Yes, But…
Space has been a challenge for schools trying to achieve healthy social distancing. A new study suggests safety can be achieved with less than 6 feet of space.
Stimulus Payment Still Pending? This May Be The Reason Why
Some Americans are seeing their stimulus checks pending in their bank accounts, and they’re complaining about banks holding their stimulus direct deposits.
$1,400 Stimulus Payments Will Start Going Out This Weekend
Americans will start seeing the next round of stimulus payments hit their bank accounts as early as this weekend, according to the White House press secretary.
CVS Adds 34 More COVID Vaccine Locations In Massachusetts
CVS Health announced Thursday that they will be administering vaccines to those that are eligible at 34 additional CVS Pharmacy locations across Massachusetts.
Massachusetts’ Travel Update Regarding Fully Vaccinated People
New state guidance says those who are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 don’t have to produce a negative test or quarantine upon arrival in Massachusetts.