December 22: Notification of Two Positive COVID-19 Cases

Dear Colleagues, Two positive cases of COVID-19 were confirmed today, December 22, for individuals who are MBL employees. One individual has not been on campus since March.  The other individual does work on campus but was not in contact with any other staff. As such, contact tracing of MBL employees is not necessary. Both individuals are self-isolating […]

December 16: 2021 Planning Update

To: MBL Resident Faculty and Staff To: MBL Course Directors, Vendors, and Whitman Scientists From: Linda Hyman, Burroughs Wellcome Director of Education; David Mark Welch, Director of Research; Paul Speer, Chief Operating Officer Subject: 2021 Planning Update In recent months, two working groups have been carefully assessing the capacity necessary to offer education and visiting […]

December 14: Notification of Positive COVID-19 Case

Dear Colleagues,A positive case of COVID-19 was confirmed today, December 14, for an individual working on the MBL campus. The individual is self-isolating in accordance with Massachusetts Department of Public Health and CDC protocols. Under state and federal health privacy laws, no further information about the individual is available. To date, two positive cases of COVID-19 have […]

December 11: Updated Quarantine Guidance

Dear Colleagues – Effective December 7, 2020, the Commonwealth of Massachusetts has aligned its quarantine recommendations with those of the CDC, shortening the timeline for how long a person who had been exposed to an individual positive with COVID-19 must stay in quarantine. Under the new guidance, people who have no symptoms and have a […]