Overview

The local health authorities of Massachusetts continue to respond aggressively to COVID-19 to keep everyone updated, informed, and safe during this challenging time. In conjunction with this, we made an initiative to create an informative page on our website where our clients can stay updated about the case counts, testing, guidance, and find credible resources regarding our authorities’ public health response to COVID-19.

Learn more about all aspects of Massachusetts’ COVID-19 response. Please visit
www.mass.gov/info-details/covid-19-updates-and-information

Please regularly check our website for more updates. Or, you may also visit
www.mass.gov/info-details/covid-19-response-reporting

Statistics

IN MASSACHUSETTS
COVID-19 cases in Massachusetts as of June 3, 2020
Confirmed cases of COVID-19 = 101,592

Stay updated, visit
www.mass.gov/info-details/covid-19-response-reporting#covid-19-daily-dashboard-

Symptoms

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) website, symptoms may appear 2-14 days after exposure to the COVID-19 virus. These include:

  • Fever or chills
  • Cough
  • Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
  • Fatigue
  • Muscle or body aches
  • Headache
  • New loss of taste or smell
  • Sore throat
  • Congestion or runny nose
  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Diarrhea

For more information, please visit
www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/symptoms-testing/symptoms.html

Treatments

According to Mass.gov, there is no specific treatment for the novel coronavirus as of the moment. However, antiviral medications are used to treat other types of viruses, but their efficacy is not known at this time.

Source: www.mass.gov/info-details/covid-19-prevention-and-treatment#treatment-

Prevention Testing

According to the CDC, there are two kinds of tests available for COVID-19: viral tests and antibody tests.

Viral Tests –> this type of test tells you if you have a current infection.
Antibody Test –> this type of test tells you if you had a previous infection.