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Wareham sees two new cases of covid-19 in past week
The town saw two new cases of covid-19 in the past week, continuing the trend of single-digit case counts. Wareham remains categorized “gray” in the state’s covid-19 risk reporting — the lowest risk level. According to data from the state’s June 17...
Town sees 3 new covid cases as vaccination rate continues to lag
Continuing the trend of single-digit case counts, the town saw three new cases of covid-19 in the past week and has now been designated “gray” in the state’s covid-19 risk reporting — the lowest risk level. According to data from the state’s June 10...
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Wareham now has second-lowest percentage of vaccinated residents in Plymouth County
The percentage of at least partially vaccinated people in Wareham is the second-lowest in Plymouth County. According to the state’s June 3 data, only 48 percent of Wareham residents have received at least one dose of a covid-19 vaccine. That amounts...
Town sees 6 new cases of covid-19 in past week
For the second week in a row, the total number of new cases of covid-19 in town over the past week is a single-digit number. Wareham saw six new cases of covid-19 in the past week and remains classified in the “green” covid-19 risk category,...
Wareham vaccination rate lags; walk-in vaccine clinics available
The percentage of Wareham residents who have received at least one dose of a covid-19 vaccine is increasing — but slowly. According to state data, 11,141 people had received at least one dose of a vaccine as of May 20 . A week later, in the state’s...
Fewer than 10 new covid cases this week in Wareham
The number of new cases of covid-19 in Wareham this week is less than ten for the first time since early October. The town saw 6 new cases of covid-19 in the past week and remains classified in the “green” covid-19 risk category for the second week...
About 46 percent of Wareham residents have received at least one dose of a covid-19 vaccine
Any person aged 12 or older who lives, works or studies in Massachusetts is now eligible to be vaccinated against covid-19. Local public health experts continue to encourage people to get the vaccine as soon as possible. People over the age of 18...
Wareham now in ‘green’ covid-19 risk category
The town saw 17 new cases of covid-19 in the past week and has been moved to the “green” covid-19 risk category, according to data from the state’s May 20 Weekly Public Health Report . Wareham’s average daily incidence rate decreased to 9.5 cases...
Pfizer vaccines now available to those aged 12 and up
People aged 12 or older who live, work or study in Massachusetts are now eligible to be vaccinated against covid-19. People over the age of 18 can sign up to receive any vaccine, but those ages 12 to 17 can only get the Pfizer vaccine. Local public...
New covid-19 cases in town continue to decline
For the third week in a row, the number of new cases of covid-19 in Wareham has decreased. The town saw 17 new cases of covid-19 in the past week and remains classified in the “yellow” covid-19 risk category, according to data from the state’s May...
Wareham back to ‘yellow’ covid-19 risk category
After weeks in the “red” category, Wareham has been recategorized as “yellow” in the state’s covid-19 risk reporting. The town saw 30 new cases of covid-19 in the past week, according to data from the state’s May 6 Weekly Public Health Report...
Town remains in the ‘red’ covid risk category
Once again, this week Wareham remains in the state’s “red” risk category. In addition, the town continues to lag behind other communities in terms of vaccinations — among municipalities reporting data in Plymouth County, Wareham has reported the...
Covid vaccines available with no appointment through Southcoast Health
Southcoast Health will be offering walk-in vaccines without appointments at various locations this week, with more walk-in clinics to come. Anyone can go get vaccinated at the following locations and times: -April 30, until 3pm, Moderna, Vanity Fair...
Town sees more than 60 new covid-19 cases in past week
Wareham remained in the “red” risk category this week, as the town saw another spike of 64 new cases of covid-19 in the past week. Wareham’s average daily incidence rate increased to 31.9 cases per 100,000 people in the past 14 days, according to...
Wareham Housing Authority helps residents get vaccinated
Fifty residents of the Wareham Housing Authority’s Redwood Park received their first dose of the covid-19 vaccine on March 24. The clinic was run by the Wareham Housing Authority, Old Colony Elder Services, and Wareham Emergency Medical Services. “...
Wareham remains in highest covid risk category, per state data
Wareham remained in the “red” risk category this week, as the town saw another 46 new cases of covid-19 in the past week. Wareham’s average daily incidence rate increased to 27.5 cases per 100,000 people in the past 14 days, according to data from...
Johnson & Johnson vaccines on hold at Gleason Family YMCA
Wareham residents looking to get their Johnson & Johnson shots will have to make do with other vaccines for the foreseeable future, as clinics across the country are setting aside doses following reports of blood clots in six patients. The...
Wareham back in the ‘red’ per the state’s coronavirus reports
Following an uptick in covid-19 cases, Wareham has returned to the “red” category in the state’s April 8 Weekly Public Health Report . The spread of coronavirus in Wareham seems to be increasing, with another 46 new cases in town this week,...
Wareham sees uptick in covid-19 cases
The spread of coronavirus in Wareham seems to be on the rise once again, with 45 new covid-19 cases reported in town in the past week, according to the state’s April 1 Public Health Report . Wareham’s average daily incidence rate increased to 18...
Wareham sees nearly 30 new covid-19 cases in past week
While the number of covid-19 cases in Wareham is much lower than it was at the height of winter, the pandemic is far from over. After reporting only 20 new cases in town last week, Wareham saw an increase to 27 new coronavirus cases this week,...
Wareham residents 16+ will be eligible for vaccine by April 19
Governor Charlie Baker has announced the dates when all remaining Massachusetts residents will be eligible for the vaccine. Currently, those over the age of 65, those with two or more certain medical conditions, educators and those who live or work...
Slight uptick in covid cases, state opens preregistration for vaccines
Wareham has seen 36 new cases of covid-19 in the past week, according to the state’s Weekly Public Health Report released March 11. After holding steady at 33 new cases each week over the last three weeks , 36 new covid cases in a week marked an...
Covid cases steady in Wareham
Wareham has seen 33 new cases of covid-19 in the past week, according to the State’s Weekly Public Health report released March 4. Wareham’s average daily incidence rate decreased to 18 cases per 100,000 people in the past 14 days. Given Wareham’s...
Town sees about 30 new covid cases in past week
Wareham has seen 33 new cases of covid-19 in the past week, according to the State’s Weekly Public Health report released Feb. 25. Wareham’s average daily incidence rate decreased to 20.7 cases per 100,000 people in the past 14 days. Given Wareham’s...
Southcoast Health vaccine clinics to resume Feb. 24
Southcoast Health’s vaccine clinics — operated at the Gleason Family YMCA in Wareham, the Vanity Fair outlet in Dartmouth, and in Fall River — will resume vaccinating patients from across the region on Wednesday, Feb. 24. The clinics opened on Feb...
Covid numbers continue to decrease as officials urge caution
Wareham saw 33 new coronavirus cases in the past week, keeping the town in the “yellow” according to the state’s Feb. 18 public health report. Wareham’s Council on Aging staff is also launching a hotline for residents who need help making a covid-19...
Wareham back down to ‘yellow’ covid-19 risk level
This story has been updated to include information about the town’s vaccine appointment hotline.
After seeing fewer than 40 new cases of covid-19 in the past week, the town has been reclassified as “yellow” in the state’s Feb. 11 Weekly...
Vaccine clinic at YMCA suspends first dose bookings
This story has been updated to include comments from Wareham Selectman Alan Slavin.
Wareham’s Southcoast Health vaccination clinic at the Gleason Family YMCA will no longer be booking appointments for first doses of the covid-19 vaccine,...
‘A win-win for everybody’: Vaccine clinic kicks off at the Y
The Gleason Family YMCA was bustling on Wednesday, Feb. 10, as roughly 400 seniors received their first dose of the coronavirus vaccine at a clinic led by Southcoast Health. Martin Fishman, a former Onset resident who now lives in Carver, was one of...
Massachusetts vaccine hotline is up and running
This story has been updated to reflect that the vaccine clinic at the Gleason Family YMCA will now open Wednesday, Feb. 10.
Wareham’s seniors who prefer the phone to the internet now have a way to schedule a covid-19 vaccine appointment...
Slow decrease in weekly covid-19 case totals continues
The town continued its downward trend in weekly total cases of covid-19, according to the state’s Feb. 4 Weekly Public Health Report . There were 62 new cases reported in the past week, down from 70 new cases reported the week before . Wareham’s...
Town works toward opening covid vaccine drive-thru
Wareham’s health officials are working to set up a town vaccination clinic. But the supply of vaccines is slim, and the town will likely only be able to access a limited number of doses -- 100 doses per week. “We’re still trying to get qualified,”...
Covid-19 vaccination site to open in Wareham
This story has been updated to reflect that the clinic will now open Wednesday, Feb. 10. The story was also updated to clarify the procedure for signing up to receive a vaccine through Southcoast Health.
A long-awaited covid-19...
Wareham sees 70 covid-19 cases in past week
Wareham saw 70 new cases of covid-19 in the past week, according to the state’s Jan. 28 Weekly Public Health Report . The weekly total is down from last week’s 86 new cases, indicating that the post-holiday surge in cases is finally slowing. Wareham...
Post-holiday covid surge appears to be slowing, official says
Town Administrator Derek Sullivan said Wareham seems to finally be emerging on the other side of the post-holiday spike in covid-19 cases. “The actual number of positive cases has declined,” Sullivan reported during the Jan. 26 Board of Selectmen...
Vaccines a welcome relief at All American Assisted Living
The residents and staff at All American Assisted Living received their first dose of the coronavirus vaccine on Friday, Jan. 22, and for many, it was a real relief. “I could turn purple for a couple days and I’d still get the vaccine,” said Kara...
Wareham surpasses 1,000 covid cases since start of pandemic
Wareham has seen a total of 86 new cases of covid-19 in town over the past week, according to the state’s Jan. 21 Weekly Public Health Report . In total, since the start of the pandemic, there have been 1,066 coronavirus cases in Wareham. Wareham’s...
Wareham first responders receive covid vaccine in Marion
Hundreds of first responders - including Wareham and Onset Firefighters, Wareham Police, and Wareham EMS - have received the first round of the covid vaccine, thanks to a clinic at the Benjamin D. Cushing Community Center in Marion. The drive-...
Town sees more than 100 new covid-19 cases in past week
The number of new covid-19 cases in town is a triple-digit figure once again. In the past week, 108 new cases have been reported, according to the state’s Jan. 14 report . The Jan. 14 report marks exactly two weeks since New Year’s Eve, when...
Town sees spike in covid cases
The town is seeing a spike in coronavirus cases, Town Administrator Derek Sullivan reported at the January 5 Board of Selectman’s meeting. Over the past two weeks, Sullivan said, there have been 155 new confirmed covid cases. There have been 92 new...
Covid vaccine to be available for first responders next week
Firefighters, emergency medical services, and police officers in Wareham are set to begin receiving the coronavirus vaccine on Monday. Wareham officials are collaborating with those from Marion, Mattapoisett, and Rochester to distribute about 400...
Two Wareham businesses will receive $75,000 covid-19 small business grants
Dorothy Cox's Candies Inc. in Wareham and the Creative Development Child Center — also known as Sandy’s School — in East Wareham will each receive grants of $75,000 through the Covid-19 Small Business Grant Program. Sandy Boucher, who owns Sandy’s...
Town sees about 60 new covid-19 cases in past week
As of Dec. 31, there had been 62 new coronavirus cases in Wareham over the past week, according to the state’s latest report. That’s a decrease from the prior week , in which there were 83 new cases. But cases are expected to increase rapidly...
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Welcome Home/! Well Maintained Expanded Ranch
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