First Confirmed COVID-19 Related Death in Lynn | April 1, 2020

Below is a statement we received from Mayor McGee’s office on Wednesday, April 1, 2020.

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Yesterday, the Lynn Board of Health was notified by the Massachusetts Department of Public Health of the first COVID-19 coronavirus related death within the City of Lynn.

“My heart goes out to the family of the resident that died as a result of contracting COVID-19, as this global pandemic continues to hit home, for all of us, in such a terrible way,” said Mayor Thomas M. McGee.

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Mayor McGee, Community Leaders, United Way Launch Lynn Community Care Fund | April 1, 2020

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New Fund To Help Individuals and Families Impacted by the COVID-19 Crisis

Community leaders in Lynn, in partnership with Mayor Tom McGee and United Way of Massachusetts Bay and Merrimack Valley today announce the establishment of the Lynn Community Care Fund ​to ​mobilize resources to provide emergency assistance to individuals and families impacted by the Coronavirus pandemic.

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COVID-19 update from Mayor McGee, travel notices, state tax deadline moved | March 27, 2020

Below is a statement from Mayor McGee’s office we received on Friday, March 27, 2020. It also contains information from the state level about travelers to MA & the state tax deadline.

Beneath this is another statement from Mayor McGee in regards to the financial relief from the federal government.

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The City of Lynn, the Emergency Management Team and our Department of Public Health continue to take proactive steps to slow community transmission of COVID-19 and prepare for further spread of the virus. The Board of Health has been notified by the Massachusetts Department of Public Health that we now have 28 confirmed cases of COVID- 19 in the City of Lynn, which includes 2 members of the city’s workforce.

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First Confirmed Case of COVID-19 in the City of Lynn

The following is a press release from Mayor Thomas McGee’s office LCTV received on March 21, 2020.

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The City of Lynn will be giving updates via LCTV on the city’s response to COVID-19 every weekday at 3pm. This can be watched live online on our Facebook page or website & on TV (Comcast: 22/ Verizon:37).
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Today, Saturday, March 21, 2020 the Lynn Board of Health was notified by the Massachusetts Department of Public Health of the first confirmed case of COVID-19 in the City of Lynn.

The patient is currently in quarantine in their home. Officials within the Lynn Department of Public Health will be actively monitoring the patient and conducting an extensive investigation into who the patient has come into contact with recently. All those people who have been confirmed to have come into direct contact with this patient will be notified by their local Board of Health. They will be instructed to stay at home and the Public Health Department will be in daily communication with them regarding their potential symptoms for fourteen (14) days.

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Lynn Prepares for Potential Coronavirus Impacts

Mayor Thomas M. McGee, Public Health Director Michele Desmarais and the City’s Office of Emergency Management of Lynn are in communication and working with the Massachusetts Department of Public Health concerning COVID-19, commonly known as the coronavirus. The Emergency Management team, which includes representatives from the Mayor’s Office, City Council, Public Health Department, Office of Emergency Management, Police & Fire Departments, Law Department and the School Department, is meeting regularly and in contact with local, state and federal health organizations to ensure the city is taking the proper precautions to prepare for this evolving situation. The Massachusetts Department of Public Health has announced that the risk within Massachusetts remains LOW.

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