May 17: Response to Changing MA COVID-19 Restrictions

Dear Colleagues, Today, Governor Charlie Baker announced that the Commonwealth will lift all remaining COVID-19 restrictions effective May 29. After this date individuals will no longer need to wear a face covering or social distance indoors or outdoors except for in certain situations including public and private transportation systems and in healthcare facilities. Governor Baker’s announcement […]

April 30: Revised Mask Guidance

Dear Colleagues, Starting today, Friday, April 30, 2021 Massachusetts is no longer mandating use of masks outdoors where social distancing is possible. Masks are still required at all times in indoor public places and outdoors when unable to maintain 6 feet from other people. The MBL will follow the revised order and has updated the Guidance […]

March 12: Announcing MBL Forward Website

Dear Colleagues – Planning for spring and summer programs continues in earnest. In consultation with the University of Chicago, our working group is putting plans, guidelines, policies, and processes in place so that we can welcome back nearly 50% of our normal capacity this spring and summer. We have reconfigured space capacities across campus including laboratories, classrooms, break rooms, meeting, residential, and dining […]

March 4: Marine Biological Laboratory Update to Conference Groups

The Marine Biological Laboratory is committed to regular communications with conference groups as we work on our own preparations to deal with the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak. We are carefully monitoring the situation and our authoritative sources of information (likely similar to your home institutions) are the CDC and the state health department, in our case […]

March 24: MBL Conferences Update

The MBL is closely monitoring the public health situation related to novel coronavirus (COVID-19). All Spring 2020 conferences have been canceled or postponed. A list of upcoming conferences can be viewed here. Please contact the Conference Services Department at conferences@mbl.edu with questions.