September, 18th 2020
Please join the Public Health Institute of Western Massachusetts and Representative Mindy Domb to learn more about the Western Massachusetts COVID-19 Data Dashboard. Dr. Kathleen Szegda, PHIWM’s Director of Community Research and Evaluation will present the Dashboard. A panel including Representative Mindy Domb from Amherst and regional public health experts will discuss how they are using COVID-19 data to inform decisions and challenges.
September, 9th 2020
Western MA COVID-19 County Data Dashboard with data as of 9/5/2020
September, 2nd 2020
Western MA COVID-19 County Data Dashboard with data as of 8/29/2020
August, 26th 2020
Western MA COVID-19 County Data Dashboard with data as of 8/22/2020.
August, 19th 2020
Western MA COVID-19 County Data Dashboard with data as of 8/15/2020.
August, 12th 2020
July, 30th 2020
As of July 26, 2020, there were 9,412 confirmed or suspected COVID-19 cases and 917 COVID-19 confirmed or suspected deaths in Western Massachusetts.
July, 23rd 2020
Like the state overall, Western MA has experienced a decrease in new COVID-19 cases since April. The number of new COVID-19 cases each week has remained fairly steady since the beginning of June, with less than 200 new cases each week.
July, 16th 2020
According to MDPH’s COVID-19 Dashboard, COVID-19 deaths, hospitalizations, the percentage of people testing positive, and the number of hospitals using surge capacity have all continued to decline. Although MA is faring better than much of the country, it is essential to remain vigilant.
June, 25th 2020
On June 19th, MA DPH’s COVID-19 Health Equity Advisory group released new data that highlights disparities in COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations, and deaths for different races and ethnicities.
June, 17th 2020
COVID-19 Deaths in Long-Term Care Facilities Account for Large Percentage of Total Deaths in Western MA and statewide.
June, 10th 2020
It’s been three weeks since Massachusetts began the first phase of reopening, and on Monday June 8th, we entered Phase 2.
June, 3rd 2020
County-level data available on the MDPH website also continue to suggest a decline in COVID-19 deaths in Western MA since April 21st when examining 3-day average number of COVID-19 deaths.
May, 20th 2020
A look at COVID-19 related deaths in Massachusetts and Western MA.
May, 14th 2020
A look at current confirmed COVID-19 cases and deaths in Western Massachusetts.
May, 7th 2020
Select data from MDPH's COVID-19 Data Dashboard, including county-level and statewide stats, as well as cautions about interpreting COVID-19 data.
May, 1st 2020
It is important to examine data to understand racial and ethnic inequities related to COVID-19 so that action can be taken to address inequities; however, caution should be exercised when interpreting the data.