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COVID-19 Updates

This website provides current communication on COVID-19 as relates to Fletcher faculty, staff and students. 

The following information provides guidance to the Fletcher community on preparations and protocol relating to COVID-19 (Coronavirus). Please check back regularly for updates.

Latest Community Update: May 14, 2020

Dear Students, Faculty, and Staff,
“”What a strange world we live in” said Alice to the Queen of Hearts”.
But take a moment - we have navigated the second half of the semester under the strangest of conditions, together and we have only a few bumped heads and I hope no bruised souls...

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Frequently Asked Questions: Please visit Tufts University’s Frequently Asked Questions page for answers to questions surrounding COVID-19. 

If you have been in close contact with someone who has been identified as having a potential or positive COVID-19 diagnosis, email covid19@tufts.edu immediately. 

Announcement from Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker: Please note, on April 28, Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker announced that the current stay-at-home advisory, closure of nonessential businesses, and ban on gatherings of more than 10 people will be extended until May 18. Read more

Mayor Joseph A. Curtatone and the Somerville Board of Health announced a new order that requires face coverings to be worn at all times in public. The new order will go into effect on Wednesday, April 29, but there will be a one-week grace period to allow time to comply. Read more

 

Fletcher Experts in the News on COVID-19:

The Future of Work

Bhaskar Chakravorti speaks with Bloomberg Baystate Business Radio about how well Massachusetts performed in remaining socially distant.