Middlesex Sheriff’s Office announces 27 negative COVID tests, COVID-19 Update #48

BILLERICA, Mass. – The Middlesex Sheriff’s Office today announced that 27 incarcerated individuals tested for COVID-19 over the past week have all tested negative.  

“At the Middlesex Sheriff’s Office, we are following a medically driven model, guided by the Department of Public Health (DPH) and our outside, infectious disease physician, with whom we are in daily contact – sometimes multiple times a day,” said Middlesex Sheriff Peter J. Koutoujian.  “We have followed every directive given to …

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Middlesex Sheriff’s Office urges residents to be alert for scams, fraud

MEDFORD, Mass. – Middlesex Sheriff Peter J. Koutoujian is reminding residents to be alert for scams and fraud targeting people across the country, including newly emerging scams related to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Over the past several weeks, the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of Inspector General have all issued warnings regarding COVID-related scams.

According to the FBI, they have seen …

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