NEWS & ANNOUNCEMENTS

Announcements / 03.2.21

COVID-19 information and updates for Broadies

Learn about the latest updates and information about Broad’s COVID-19 response.

The Broad Institute has resumed most onsite scientific operations. Broadies who can do all or some of their work remotely are doing so, and Broadies working onsite are adhering to health and safety protocols that include regular COVID-19 testing and self-monitoring, physical distancing, and use of masks and PPE.

Latest updates

March 2, 2021

For all Broadies:

  • NEW: Attend the next Broad-wide town hall on Tuesday, March 9.
  • Learn about BroadLife’s new Emergency Financial Hardship Fund, which will provide financial assistance to eligible Broadies who are experiencing an immediate and temporary financial hardship due to a sudden, one-time emergency.

For onsite Broadies

  • No new updates.

For remote Broadies

  • No new updates.
     

 

Onsite Broad COVID-19 testing highlights

Updated 3/2/21
Here’s the latest testing data for onsite workers at the Broad. We update this dashboard every Tuesday with the previous week’s information.

Date # of tests # of unique onsite workers tested # of positive results Positivity rate (per # of tests conducted)
Current week
2/22-2/28/21
3,419 1,561 3 0.08%
Previous week
2/15-2/21/21
3,122 1,497 1 0.03%
Previous month
February 2021
14,231  1,842 7 0.05%
Cumulative

since 5/22/20
88,577 2,762 100 0.11%

MIT Medical and EHS work directly and confidentially with Broadies who receive a positive result to offer guidance around isolation, offer support, and organize contact tracing. Individuals considered “close contacts” of these individuals are asked to quarantine for a period.

This dashboard is for informational purposes only and not meant to serve as public health guidance or be used for formal research purposes.

 

Questions? Write to covid19response@broadinstitute.org or check out the FAQs