Noah Asimow
Wastewater concerns continue to hover over the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital’s proposed new nursing home facility off the Edgartown-Vineyard Haven Road, with selectmen voting Monday to commission an independent analysis.
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Martha's Vineyard Hospital
Windemere Nursing and Rehabilitation Center
Edgartown wastewater treatment plant


Three administrative employees at the Windemere nursing home have tested positive for Covid-19, hospital officials said Wednesday, as the hospital continues the early phases of its vaccine rollout.

Two traveling assistant nurses stationed at the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital’s Windemere long term care facility have tested positive for Covid-19, hospital officials said.

A comprehensive coronavirus testing program for about 100 residents and staff at Windemere has returned nearly perfect results.

Comprehensive coronavirus testing will take place soon for staff and residents at the Windemere nursing home facility, hospital leaders said Tuesday.


Faced with steep financial losses and the threat of closure at Windemere, the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital has made an offer on a 26-acre property in Edgartown for a new senior living community.


As models for elderly care undergo rapid change both around the country and on Martha’s Vineyard, the Island’s only nursing home is facing challenges.