During this pandemic, Fun 107 and WBSM are providing you with all of the latest news, information, commentary and community stories surrounding the COVID-19 coronavirus.
Baker’s Decision on Massachusetts School Mask Mandates
Under pressure from the Massachusetts Coalition for Health Equity, Gov. Charlie Baker issued a decision concerning mask mandates for the new school year.
New Bedford Tests as White House Warns of Significant COVID Wave
The Biden Administration warns of the potential for a significant wave of COVID deaths this fall and winter. Meanwhile, New Bedford keeps on testing for COVID.
City Suspends Vaccination/Testing Policy for Employees
The City of New Bedford is no longer requiring municipal employees to either be vaccinated against COVID-19 or submit to weekly COVID testing.
Olympics Quarantine Food So ‘Inedible’ Athletes Are ‘Crying Every Day’
We wouldn't want to eat the food, either.
Southcoast Health Announces Inpatient Visitation Suspension
Due to the spread of COVID-19, Southcoast Health has temporarily suspended inpatient visitation at its facilities, starting today.
New Bedford Residents Urged to Get Vaccinated [TOWNSQUARE SUNDAY]
For New Bedford Health Director Damon Chaplin, reducing the number of COVID case is all about getting more people vaccinated.
SouthCoast Schools Struggling With COVID-Related Staff Shortages
SouthCoast schools have always been prepared for teachers calling in sick, but they have never had as many teachers out sick as they had this week.
COVID-Sniffing Dogs Being Used in Fairhaven Schools
Since before Christmas, K-9s have been visiting Fairhaven Public Schools to help sniff out COVID-19.
New Bedford Reverend and Rabbi Reflect on the COVID-19 Pandemic [TOWNSQUARE SUNDAY]
Rev. David Lima and Rabbi Raphael Kanter say people on the SouthCoast are simply tired of the COVID-19 pandemic, wearing masks, and the uncertainty of it all.