Matewsky home after rehabbing at the Spaulding

By LEADER STAFF

MATEWSKY

Councilor Wayne Matewsky is back at home on Lewis Street following a short period of rehab at the Spaulding Hospital in Cambridge.

Matewsky, who was president of the council until he became ill in Florida, is expected to return to the council in a few weeks.

At that time, it is likely he will resume his duties as council president, taking over from acting council president Anthony DiPierro.

Matewsky is recovering from open-heart surgery after suffering a heart attack.

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Legal protection for health care workers

Senator Sal DiDomenico and Representative Joseph McGonagle have announced that the Massachusetts State Senate and House of Representatives passed legislation to provide legal protection to health care personnel and facilities to rapidly respond to the COVID-19 emergency.

“Our health care workers are on the front lines of this pub- lic health emergency, and it is critical we do everything we can to protect them as they confront the pandemic and provide treatment for our residents,” said Senator DiDomenico. “As Massachusetts enters the midst of its COVID-19 surge, this legislation is key to ensuring our health care system can quickly respond to the crisis and our brave medical personnel can continue providing critical care for patients.”

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