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By Gayla Cawley | March 17, 2020
SWAMPSCOTT — A Swampscott resident has tested “presumptive positive” for the coronavirus and is under a self-quarantine, the town’s health department announced Monday.
The ribbon cutting for LB Music School, 577 Walnut St., Lynn, scheduled for March 23, 3 p.m., is canceled.
Lynn Public Schools closed through at least March 27.
By Elyse Carmosino | March 16, 2020
Local dance studios are feeling the strain as public buildings across the North Shore continue to announce indefinite closures due to the coronavirus — COVID-19 — pandemic.
By Steve Krause | March 16, 2020
LYNN — The Lynn Community Health Center will cancel some non-urgent or routine appointments and put those patients on a priority recall list once the COVID-19 threat has subsided substantially, the organization announced in a news release Saturday.
By Gayla Cawley | March 16, 2020
LYNN — As the city continues to prepare for the potential spread of the coronavirus, Lynn Housing Authority & Neighborhood Development (LHAND) is taking steps to protect its most “vulnerable” tenants.
By David Mclellan | March 16, 2020
LYNN — Stay home.
That’s the No. 1 piece of advice health and city officials have for people who get sick right now.
If a fever, cough, respiratory distress, or any other symptoms of illness arise — especially those similar to symptoms of influenza — stay home.