UPDATE March 10, 2020 There are two confirmed cases of Coronavirus-COVID-19 in Arlington related to the Biogen conference. One is a Stratton Elementary school student. Those in close contact have been quarantined. All schools are currently open. We will have a report coming out on all the latest on Friday. In the meantime please see steps you can take to prepare for Coronavirus and what to expect from this report with town health officials last week.
The town is making preparations for the possible spread of coronavirus here in this area. A dozen people who traveled from mainland China were recently monitored. We’re told none has symptoms of the virus. Still, uncertainty can breed fear. Here’s Brenda Mahoney with some answers on how Arlington is confronting the coronavirus.