Monthly Archives: April 2020

A Special Announcement from MASS

MASS is committed to sustaining and improving the health of our communities.   This enduring value guides us as we face the difficult challenge of responding to the Coronavirus (COVID_19), which the World Health Organization declared a pandemic on Wednesday.   We are in unprecedented times.  With the ongoing spread of COVID_19 and the incredible speed at which things are changing around us, we are continually adapting our operations and business.  We personally want to ensure that the population we serve is...

What you need to know about COVID-19 if you are HIV positive

As more data surfaces regarding COVID-19, the potentially fatal respiratory disease caused by the novel coronavirus, HIV specialists offer advice tailored to the HIV population. AIDSinfo, a federal clearinghouse of HIV-related information, published “Interim Guidance for COVID-19 and Persons with HIV” on March 20. It’s available online for free and offers general advice to all people living with HIV, guidance for specific populations (such as children and pregnant individuals who have HIV as well as health care...