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Town Covid-19 cases down to just three this week
As the number of coronavirus cases continues to spike across the country, new Dartmouth cases are down to just three in the past week, according to data provided by the town’s Board of Health. This is down from 12 new cases the week before. The town...
As Covid-19 surges across US, Dartmouth cases remain low
As the number of coronavirus cases surges in states like Florida, Texas, and Arizona, new Dartmouth cases remain relatively low, increasing slightly to 12 in the past week. This is up from just seven new cases the week before, according to data...
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Number of new Covid-19 cases down to single digits
The number of confirmed Covid-19 cases in town have reached the single digits again, as new Board of Health data released June 19 show just 7 new confirmed cases in the past week — the lowest number of new cases since the height of the surge earlier...
Covid-19 trends downward with just 14 new cases this week
Dartmouth’s Covid-19 cases keep trending downward as new Board of Health data released June 12 show just 14 new confirmed cases in the past week — the lowest number of new cases since the height of the surge earlier this spring. The town has now...
Autumn Glen has seen 14 Covid cases during pandemic
The Autumn Glen assisted living facility on Cross Road has had a total of fourteen staff and residents test positive for Covid-19 since the first two staff members came down with the virus in late April. Dartmouth’s assisted living facilities and...
Town Covid cases rise to 371
Coronavirus cases in Dartmouth keep climbing as the town has seen 371 confirmed cases of the virus and 34 Covid-related deaths as of June 5 , according to the town’s Board of Health. A breakdown of the numbers shows that nearly 51 percent of the...
Thirteen more Covid cases at Dartmouth jail in the past week
Six Bristol County Sheriff's Office staff members and seven county inmates have tested positive for Covid-19 since May 28, according to the Bristol County Sheriff’s Office. The new cases bring the total to 40 staff members and 39 county inmates who...
Challenge for emergency daycares as businesses reopen
As Dartmouth businesses slowly start to reopen their doors, the town’s daycare facilities may not have the capacity to care for children whose parents are finally getting back to work. Child care provider Sally Belanger of Sal’s Pals on Reed Road,...
Fifteen more Covid cases this week at Dartmouth jail
Seven staff members and eight county inmates at the Bristol County House of Correction have tested positive for Covid-19 since May 21, according to a press release from the Bristol County Sheriff’s Office. Earlier this month, the Faunce Corner Road...
Brandon Woods Covid outbreak wanes, leaving 22 dead
Brandon Woods still has 10-30 cases of Covid-19 in the aftermath of an outbreak that left 22 residents dead, according to data released yesterday by the state. During the height of the outbreak in late April , the Bliss Corner nursing home saw...
UMass Dartmouth surge hospital to close
After admitting no patients, the Southcoast Health coronavirus surge hospital at UMass Dartmouth will soon be closed, according to a May 26 university press release. Built in partnership with the Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency and located...
Town Covid cases break 300 with more than 30 deaths
As of May 22, Dartmouth has seen 306 confirmed cases of coronavirus and 31 Covid-related deaths since the start of the pandemic, according to the town’s Board of Health. Nearly 47 percent of the cases are in congregate living facilities, including...
Outbreak continues at county jail with 25 more cases
Ten Bristol County Sheriff's Office staff members and 15 county inmates have tested positive for Covid-19 in the past nine days, according to a May 21 press release from the Sheriff’s Office. This brings the total number of coronavirus cases at the...
Businesses scramble to reopen safely after Governor’s announcement
Dartmouth businesses are still figuring out reopening plans as Governor Charlie Baker announced more detailed guidelines to reopen the state at a press conference on Monday. The guidelines are part of a four-phase plan to bring the state to an...
First Covid case at Cedar Dell as town’s virus death toll climbs to 29
A staff member at Cedar Dell assisted living facility tested positive for coronavirus this week as the number of Covid-19 cases in Dartmouth hit 275 on May 15, with 29 deaths in town, according to a Board of Health press release. Just under half of...
Outbreak at Dartmouth jail with 15 new cases this week
Eight inmates, six staff members, and one federal immigrations detainee at the Bristol County Sheriff’s Office have tested positive for Covid-19 in the past week, according to a May 12 press release. There have now been 28 confirmed cases of...
Rate of Covid-19 infections slowing in Dartmouth
The rate of new coronavirus cases in Dartmouth appears to be slowing with 35 new cases this week, as Governor Charlie Baker this afternoon announced an outline for the state to start re-opening businesses in four phases. According to the Board of...
Fifteen dead in Brandon Woods as town virus cases surpass 200
Fifteen people have died from the coronavirus outbreak at the Brandon Woods nursing home in Bliss Corner as of May 5, according to parent company CEO Frank Romano. Romano said that there has only been one new Covid-19 case in the past week, and that...
First inmate at Dartmouth jail tests positive for coronavirus
An inmate and a corrections officer at the Bristol County Sheriff’s Office recently tested positive for Covid-19, according to a May 5 press release from the office, marking the 11th and 12th cases at the facility. Those who run the Bristol County...
Memorial Day parade cancelled, wreath ceremonies to go ahead
Dartmouth’s annual Memorial Day parade has been cancelled due to coronavirus following a unanimous Select Board vote in a virtual meeting on May 4. The board voted to cancel the parade following a recommendation from Veterans Service Officer Matthew...
How local EMS workers are tackling the pandemic
While most Dartmouth residents and workers are hunkered down in their own homes to ride out the pandemic, some are on the front lines fighting it every day. EMS workers at ambulance service STAT Dartmouth are adapting to new procedures as they work...
Coronavirus cases in Dartmouth climb to 179
Coronavirus cases in Dartmouth keep climbing as the town now has 179 people with the illness — with over half of them in congregate living facilities, according to a May 1 press release from the town’s Board of Health. A breakdown of the numbers...
Tenth staffer at Dartmouth jail tests positive as judge orders testing reports
Three more Bristol County Sheriff’s Office staff members tested positive for Covid-19 last week, bringing the total count to 10 as a federal judge ordered the office to report the number and results of tests for immigration detainees on April 24...
Southcoast Behavioral worker alleges unsafe conditions as patients test positive
Employees and patients at psychiatric hospital Southcoast Behavioral Health have tested positive for Covid-19 — but the number of cases has not been disclosed. Hospital CEO Felicia Risick confirmed the positive cases on April 28 in a written...
Government officials tour UMass Dartmouth field hospital
Massachusetts Lt. Governor Karyn Polito and Representatives Bill Keating and Joseph Kennedy III — along with State Rep Christopher Markey and other officials — visited the UMass Dartmouth Tripp Athletic Center on April 28 for a tour of the new field...
Seven deaths, 66 confirmed Covid cases at Brandon Woods
Just days after five residents of nursing home Brandon Woods died from Covid-19 , two more have since passed after contracting the illness, according to CEO of parent company Essex Group Management Frank Romano. Romano said that there are now 66...
Town sees large increase in Covid-19 cases this week
Dartmouth now has 161 confirmed cases of coronavirus, according to an April 27 press release from the town’s Board of Health. Public information officer Kyle Costa stated that there have been seven virus-related deaths in town, six of which were...
Two staffers test positive for Covid-19 at Autumn Glen
Two employees at the Autumn Glen assisted living facility in Dartmouth have tested positive for Covid-19 — and none of the residents have been tested yet, according to a spokesperson for the parent Northbridge Companies. Vice President of Marketing...
Board of Health dispels coronavirus myths in online update
The Dartmouth Board of Health has posted a series of coronavirus facts and fiction on the town’s Facebook page to combat misinformation about the Covid-19 illness. Information posted includes the fact that covering your face in public can protect...
Spotted around town: Messages of hope and support
As the coronavirus pandemic peaks in Massachusetts, Dartmouth residents aren’t getting out and about in town the way they used to — but many are still managing to get their voices heard. Signs with messages of hope and support have been put up in...
Five Covid-19 deaths at Brandon Woods as cases climb
Two weeks after announcing its first positive cases of Covid-19, five Brandon Woods residents have died from the illness, according to CEO of parent company Essex Group Management Frank Romano. Romano said that there are 42 cases in a separate self-...
Two more officers at Dartmouth jail test positive for coronavirus
Two more Bristol County Sheriff’s Office corrections officers have tested positive for Covid-19, according to a statement from the office on April 24. According to the statement, the most recent officer to test positive was last at the Faunce Corner...
State numbers lag as new Dartmouth virus cases still on the rise
Although numbers released by the state government on April 22 show only two new cases of Covid-19 confirmed in Dartmouth over the past week, the town’s Board of Health revealed on April 23 that the number of cases has actually jumped by 36 for a...
Field hospital at UMass Dartmouth starts coming together
In most cases, people working on a project hope that their hard work will be of use. But for the contractors and Southcoast Health employees putting together the field hospital at UMass Dartmouth, the hope is that no one ever needs to use it. The...
Fifth Covid-19 case at Dartmouth jail
This article has been updated to include comments from an inmate at the Bristol County House of Correction.
A fifth Bristol County Sheriff's Office staff member has now tested positive for Covid-19, the office announced in a press release...
Three Covid-19 deaths at Brandon Woods
Three Brandon Woods residents have died after contracting Covid-19 as of April 20, according to CEO of parent company Essex Group Management Frank Romano . Romano said two residents were transported to the hospital prior to their deaths and one...
Video update shows how to put on, remove PPE
The town’s Covid-19 response team released a video on Saturday informing residents how to properly put on and take off personal protective equipment like masks and gloves. Paramedic Ryan Snell of ambulance service STAT Dartmouth demonstrated how to...
UMass Dartmouth field hospital set up ‘quickly’
A new 140-bed field hospital was assembled at the UMass Dartmouth Tripp Athletic Center last week in preparation for moving in medical equipment and staff to care for patients during the coronavirus pandemic. By Friday, partitions and cots had...
Brandon Woods sees 18 Covid cases
On April 10, there were only two Covid-19 cases at Brandon Woods. Now, the number of confirmed or presumptive cases among residents and staff is 18. CEO of nursing home parent company Essex Group Management Frank Romano said all the steps are being...
UMass field hospital announced, town Covid-19 cases climb
Town officials urged caution on Tuesday as the number of Covid-19 cases in Dartmouth climbed to 57 as of April 13, and as Governor Baker announced a new field hospital on the UMass Dartmouth campus. Baker stated in an April 14 update from a new...
Fourth worker at Dartmouth jail tests positive for Covid-19
A health care professional at the Bristol County House of Correction has tested positive for Covid-19, marking the fourth worker at the Dartmouth facility to come down with the illness during the pandemic. The Bristol County Sheriff’s Office...
Bristol County Sheriff announces released prisoner alert system
Bristol County Sheriff Thomas Hodgson announced on April 13 a new “Prisoner Release Alert System” to make members of the public aware of any criminal backgrounds of immigration detainees released from a Dartmouth jail due to coronavirus concerns...
Hodgson to increase staff pay during pandemic
Bristol County Sheriff Thomas Hodgson has committed to paying a bonus to staff at the Bristol County House of Correction during the coronavirus pandemic. Hodgson wrote in a letter issued April 10 that all staff working inside the secure perimeter of...
Public libraries expand online services
Dartmouth’s libraries may be closed, but that doesn’t mean its services are. As the statewide closure to stop the spread of Covid-19 continues, the town’s libraries have since expanded their many online services to meet their patrons’ needs. “We can...
43 to be released from Dartmouth detention center over Covid-19 concerns
Bristol County House of Correction will be releasing 43 detainees from its Immigration and Customs Enforcement facility after a federal judge ordered the releases this week due to concerns of a coronavirus outbreak at the Dartmouth jail...
UMass Dartmouth employee tests positive for Covid-19
UMass Dartmouth announced this week that one of the university’s employees has tested positive for Covid-19. A statement on the university’s website published on Wednesday notes that on April 3, the employee notified the college that they tested...
Two people have died from Covid-19 in Dartmouth
Two Dartmouth residents have passed away due to complications from Covid-19, town officials announced in a press release on April 10. This marks the first two Covid-19 related deaths in Dartmouth. According to the press release from Public...
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