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Hopkinton Public Health Update and Your Questions.. On the Hangout Hour!

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Our next edition of the Hangout Hour takes place on Thursday, August 6th 2020 at 2pm. Hopkinton Public Health Director, Shaun McAuliffe will join us for a Hopkinton Public Health update and answer your questions!

Send us photos, comments or questions on our Facebook page , in the comments section our YouTube live stream of the program or by emailing [email protected].

MA Senate Legislation Summary August 1st 2020

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Senate Passes Bill to Limit the Use of Step Therapy

Today, the Massachusetts State Senate passed legislation to limit the use of step therapy, or ‘fail-first’ protocols that too often direct patients to cheaper medications rather than those more suitable to treat their condition, The bill, An Act relative to step therapy and patient safety, gives health care providers more leverage in determining the most effective treatment options for patients, saving patients expensive and painful regimens on medications they know to be ineffective or harmful.

Senate President Spilka, State and Local Leaders Announce COVID-19 testing in South Framingham

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On Monday, August 3, 2020, Senate President Karen E. Spilka (D-Ashland) joined state and local leaders to announce the creation of a free COVID-19 testing site in South Framingham, an area that has experienced rising coronavirus case rates in recent weeks. The site, part of the state-wide Stop the Spread network, is designed to expand testing coverage to communities of color and immigrant populations who are currently at high risk of infection.

Hopkinton Public Library August 2020 Update

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We are so happy to be circulating materials again - and you're clearly happy to be able to check them out! We had 640 materials pickups scheduled in our first four weeks of offering curbside pickup - more than 30 pickups per day. Our holds shelves are overflowing and use keeps climbing. We greatly appreciate your patience as we got this service up and running!

COVID-19 Updates & Precautions July 31, 2020 update

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Previous updates and additional information and resources can be found here: https://coronavirus-hopkintonma.hub.arcgis.com/
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Watch Now: Retired Fire Chief, Ken Clark and Local Summer Baseball.. On the Hangout Hour!

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The 90th edition of the Hangout Hour took place on Friday, July 31st at 2pm. In the episode, we talked with retired Hopkinton Fire Chief, Ken Clark and Tom Nappi talked Ashland 7's and Hopkinton Senior Ruth summer Baseball happenings!

Our next edition of the Hangout Hour takes place on Monday, August 3rd 2020.

Senate President Spilka Announces Local Aid and Chapter 70 Funding Commitment for Fiscal Year 2021

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Senate President Karen E. Spilka (D-Ashland) announced today that the Senate, House and Administration agreed to an unrestricted local aid and chapter 70 funding commitment that provides a baseline amount for Fiscal Year 2021 (FY21). This commitment will provide certainty and critical support for municipalities and school districts as they finalize their budgets.

COVID-19 Updates & Precautions July 29, 2020 update

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Previous updates and additional information and resources can be found here: https://coronavirus-hopkintonma.hub.arcgis.com/
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Retired Fire Chief, Ken Clark and Summer Baseball Update.. On the Hangout Hour!

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Our next edition of the Hangout Hour takes place on Friday, July 31st at 2pm. In the episode, we'll talk with retired Hopkinton Fire Chief, Ken Clark and Tom Nappi will fill you in on Ashland 7's and Hopkinton Senior Ruth summer Baseball happenings!

Send your pictures, comments or questions on our Facebook Live Stream, in the comments section of the YouTube Live Stream of the program or by emailing [email protected]!

School Committee Public Forum Live Tonight 7/30/2020 at 7pm

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The Hopkinton School Committee will be hosting a public forum tonight at 7:00 pm, where they will be presenting the 2020-2021 School Reopening Plan Presentation. We will be airing the public forum LIVE on HCAM-ED, Comcast Channel 96 and Verizon Channel 31) and on our Youtube channel at the link below:
https://youtu.be/GCrGax0oCkU

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