Whoopee's coverage of COVID-19 and how the coronavirus is affecting the local community.
Update On Number Of MA Students & Staff With COVID-19
The Mass. DESE has released its weekly report showing the number of positive COVID-19 cases reported from school districts.
Recently Had The J&J Vaccine? Watch For These Rare Symptoms
The CDC is issuing a warning to anyone who's had the single-shot Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine within the last month.
One Day Vaccination Clinic at Flynn’s Pharmacy April 13th…Online Appointments Open at 8am …
Flynn’s Pharmacy is holding a One Day Vaccination Clinic next Tuesday, April 13th. Appointments can be booked beginning at 8 a.m. this morning. Appointments can only be scheduled through the Flynn Pharmacy website. No call-in appointments will be accepted...
Good News/Bad News: COVID Deaths Are Down But Cases Increase
In a strange, but good, twist of fate, positive cases of COVID-19 continue to increase while COVID-related deaths are down.
MA Has More Recorded COVID Variant Cases Than Anywhere Else
Apparently, there is a COVID-19 variant that is rapidly spreading across Massachusetts and it has the potential to be more contagious.
Pittsfield Public Schools Going Full Time Some Parents Uneasy
As the district prepares to educate large numbers of students in classrooms for full school days this month, a district leader said hundreds of families are uncomfortable with the shift.
Western MA Towns At High-Risk For COVID-19 On The Rise
This week's report from the MA Department of Public Health lists almost a dozen communities in Western Mass. that are at high risk for COVID-19 spread.
Uptick Of Covid Cases On MCLA Campus Sends Students Home
The Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts will send students home and shift to remote learning after a surge in COVID-19 cases among resident students.