HADLEY, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -- Authorities in Hadley report that a resident has contracted coronavirus.

Hadley's Board of Health report they are awaiting additional confirmation from Mass. DPH on the case.

"Those who have been in close contact with the resident have been identified and have been contacted properly in accordance with professional practice," the town explained in a statement.

Officials noted that there have been delays in gathering information from the CDC and Mass. DPH.  They explained that they are continually working to improve that information flow in an effort to take effective and timely action. 

The town is asking residents, due to the identified delay in results, if you are awaiting COVID-19 test results and are staying at home, are self-isolating due to symptoms, or have other coronavirus related information to call the Board of Health at (413) 727-6067. 

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