Maria Mitchell Association Elects to Suspend Activities On July 23 and July 24 Due To COVID-19
Nantucket, MA – On Thursday evening, the Maria Mitchell Association was notified that someone in contact with the MMA, who was fully vaccinated, had tested positive for COVID-19. Out of an abundance of caution, the MMA has decided to cancel programming for today, Friday, July 23 and tomorrow, Saturday, July 24. The MMA is following the CDC guidelines and its own more robust guidelines, taking additional measures to ensure the safety of its staff, visitors, and island community. MMA staff and interns will be tested today.
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The Maria Mitchell Association is a private non-profit organization. Founded in 1902, the MMA works to preserve the legacy of Nantucket native astronomer, naturalist, librarian, and educator, Maria Mitchell. The Maria Mitchell Association operates two observatories, a natural science museum, an aquarium, a research center, and preserves the historic birthplace of Maria Mitchell. A wide variety of science and history-related programming is offered throughout the year for people of all ages.