WSBS' coverage of COVID-19 and how the coronavirus is affecting the local community.
Kicking Off Virtual Well-Being Series For Local Youth
R.O.P.E. and the Women of Color Giving Circle of the Berkshires will kick off its virtual well-being series for local youth 13-18 years old at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 23.
Starting tomorrow vaccines for those 65+ or with two health issues can get the vaccine
Health and Human Services announced today Massachusetts will enter the next stage of the Phase 2 COVID-19 vaccine plan. Residents 65+ and those with two or more underlying health issues can begin scheduling to receive doses. According to officials “Individuals 65 and over, including residents and …
Fatigue, Rash Among Symptoms That Can Accompany COVID Vaccine
As the number of vaccinated individuals continues to grow, more people have reported side effects that can sometimes accompany the COVID-19 shot, including fatigue and soreness.
You're Invited to a Chat on Habitat & Insect Biodiversity
Charley Eiseman will speak at the Pittsfield Green Drinks February meeting this Tuesday and you are invited to attend this virtual chat.
CDC Says “We Have Work To Do” To Reopen Schools Safely
The director of the CDC on Sunday emphasized the need for masking and other mitigation measures in order to reopen schools safely.
Berkshire United Way Opens RFP to Support Our Community
Berkshire United Way recently announced the availability of funding for a one-year period of July 1, 2021 through June 30, 2022.
Additional Vaccination Clinics Added in the Berkshires
New vaccination clinics have been announced for those eligible for the jab part of the state’s Phase 1 rollout for those 75-years old and older, health-care workers, first responders and workers and residents in congregate care facilities...
Posting Your Vaccination Card Comes with a Hefty Price
Until the CDC releases stickers which states will hand out to the newly-vaccinated, it's best to err on the side of caution.
MA Phone Line Now Available To Schedule Vaccine Appointment
Governor Baker provided an update from the State House on Massachusetts’ COVID-19 vaccination status. A phone line people can call, to make a COVID-19 vaccine appointment.
More COVID-19 Vaccines On The Way To Massachusetts
Even as case numbers slowly start going down, the pandemic is still a potent threat but it looks like more vaccines will soon be coming to Massachusetts.