Summer Camp Partnership with YMCA, MBL & WHOI

MBL is pleased to announce that we are partnering with YMCA Cape Cod and WHOI to hold summer camp on WHOI’s Quissett Campus and at the MBL Cottages. Supporting our working families is always an important priority for the MBL and is of elevated importance given the challenges of COVID-19 and its impact on the […]

Notification of Positive COVID-19 Case

Dear Colleagues, A positive case of COVID-19 has been confirmed for an individual working on the MBL campus. The employee did not come into contact with any other staff. As such, there has been no close contact with others in the MBL community and contact tracing of other employees is not necessary. The individual is […]

March 25: MBL’s Response to Updated Massachusetts Travel Guidance

Dear Colleagues, On March 22, 2021 the Commonwealth of Massachusetts downgraded their travel guidance to a travel advisory which states that “all persons entering Massachusetts, including returning residents, are advised but not required to quarantine for 10 days upon their arrival if they have been out of the state for 24 hours or more.”   As we prepare to welcome visitors from […]

March 19: Notification of Positive COVID-19 Case

Dear Colleagues, A positive case of COVID-19 has been confirmed 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 individuals is available. To date, 10 members of the MBL community have […]

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 […]

February 18: In-Person Meeting Guidance + Vigilance in Response to COVID-19 Variants

Dear Colleagues – As you are likely aware from news reports, COVID-19 variants that may spread more easily than other strains are becoming more widespread in the U.S. The coronavirus strains of concern include variant B.1.1.7, first identified in the United Kingdom; variant B.1.351, first identified in South Africa; and variant P.1, first identified in travelers from Brazil, according to the Centers […]