Massachusetts National Guard Activated On Thursday To Help With Coronavirus Outbreak.

It is unclear what role the National Guard will play, but roughly 2,000 members have been activated to help combat the spread of the coronavirus in the state. [Masslive]

Red Sox Pitcher Chris Sale Will Undergo Surgery.

Sale will undergo Tommy John surgery on his left elbow. Sale is expected to be out during the 2020 baseball season. []

Alcohol Distilleries Get To Work Making Hand Sanitizer!

Several distilleries in the south are now making hand sanitizer to combat the coronavirus. [NECN]

Boston Food & Alcohol Experts Bringing Their Expertise Online.

Check out these classes where you can learn from some of the best in the food and drink industry. [Eater]

Several Large Banking Institutions To Switch Services To Drive-Thru Only. 

While lobbies will shut down, bank members will still have access to their money through the drive-thru. [WCVB]

State Department Advises Against U.S. Citizens Traveling To International Locations At This Time.

The advisement comes after President Trump closed down several borders. The State Department also urged citizens currently abroad to come home immediately. [Masslive]

Nurses Union Sends Letter Asking Gov. Charlie Baker For Additional Protection.

The Nurses Union made a number of safety recommendations as well as a request for additional and necessary personal protective equipment. []

Biogen Employee Hides COVID-19 Symptoms To Fly Back To China.

The 37-year-old female employee may face prison time after hiding a fever and more to return to China. [WCVB]

While Taxpayers Have Been Granted A 90-Day Extension If They Owe, The Annual Filing Date Still Stands.

The IRS shared that they will not change the deadline for filers on Wednesday. [Boston Globe]

Suffolk DA Wants To Release Low-Risk Prisoners To Alleviate Crowded Prisons.

The DA hopes to release prisoners who are both low-risk to offend again as well as vulnerable due to existing health issues. [Patch Boston]

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