MA COVID-19 Measures extended to May 18th, info from Attorney General’s office, video with Lynn Public Health Director, & more | April 28, 2020

Tune in at 3pm every weekday on our Government Channel or Facebook page for an update from city officials. Past updates can be found by clicking here. At 2pm & 8pm we are also airing Gov. Baker’s press conferences.

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Governor Charlie Baker has extended non-essential business closures, stay-at-home orders, & gatherings of no more than 10 through May 18th.

In addition to these extensions, Gov. Baker announced the formation of a Reopening Advisory Board which will consist of public health officials, business leaders, & municipal government representatives from across the state of MA. They will be tasked with creating a report by May 18th to help re-open the state.

Read the press release from the state of MA by clicking here.

In case you missed it: Read information about Phase 2 of the Remote Learning Plan for the Lynn Public Schools by clicking here.

Today Lynn Public Health Director Michele Desmarais appeared on the 3pm weekday update for the City of Lynn, video below.

Attorney General Maura Healey’s office has created informational posters in 10 languages. These materials list different financial assistance available, including info on eviction, debt collection, utility shutoff, price gouging, and much more.

To access these posters in all 10 languages please click here.

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Today the Lynn Public Schools announced their boys & girls 2020 All City All Star team!

Even though the season was cut short, boys and girls basketball teams from Lynn’s elementary schools played in the 2020 Lynn Elementary Basketball Tournament. Coaches and tournament staff came up with the list last week, which you can see by clicking here.

Congratulations to all the All Stars!

Stimulus check PSA from Congressman
Seth Moulton’s office

If you 1) receive benefits through either the VA or Social Security Administration AND you; 2) didn’t file a 2018/2019 tax return; AND if you 3) have dependents, the IRS made a specific tool for you so you can secure an additional $500 per eligible child.

Deadline is May 5th to act. More information can be found by clicking here.

The Lynn Public Health Department has confirmed that as of today, the number of confirmed positive COVID-19 cases has risen to 1,635, 204 have recovered, and 46 Lynn residents have died.

We will continue to provide regular updates on COVID-19 through the City website (, social media, and the Smart 911 emergency notification system (sign up at

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