Covid-19 Guidelines as of 1/13/22

Guidelines change frequently. Please check this website periodically for updates.

Many Framingham residents have tested positive for COVID-19. Many others have been exposed through close contact with someone who tested positive.

Follow the guidelines below from the Massachusetts Department of Public Health to help keep yourself, your loved ones, and our community safe.

If you test positive for COVID-19 follow these isolation guidelines:

Everyone, regardless of vaccination status:

  • Stay home for 5 days.
  • If you have no symptoms or your symptoms are resolving after 5 days, you can leave your house.
  • Continue to wear a mask around others for 5 additional days.

If you have a fever, continue to stay home until your fever resolves

If you were exposed to someone with COVID-19 for 15 minutes or more follow the quarantine guidelines below based on your situation:

If you:

Are fully vaccinated and have received your booster

Are fully vaccinated and not yet eligible to receive a booster               


If you had COVID in the past 90 days

  • Wear a mask around others for 10 days.
  • Test on day 5, if possible.

If you develop symptoms get a test and stay home.


If you:

Completed the primary series of Pfizer or Moderna vaccine over 5 months ago and are not boosted
Completed the primary series of J&J over 2 months ago and are not boosted            

 Are unvaccinated

  • Stay home for 5 days. After that continue to wear a mask around others for 5 additional days.
  • If you can’t quarantine you must wear a mask for 10 days.
  • Test on day 5, if possible 

If you develop symptoms get a test and stay home

Please be aware:

The Health Department does not receive the results from rapid antigen home tests.  If you test positive you may not receive a letter or phone call from the Health Department Nurse at this time.  Individuals are responsible for following these guidelines.

 Do I Need a Covid-19 Booster



113 Concord Street, Framingham
Open to the Public

Nursing Clinic Hours of Operation

  • Rapid Binax COVID-19 Testing BY APPOINTMENT ONLY              Monday-Thursday, 1-4 p.m.  Call 508-532-5667 to schedule an Appointment. 
  • COVID-19 Vaccines - NO Appointment needed.  Monday-Thursday, 4-7 p.m.  If you have health insurance, please bring your health insurance card with you. 
  • Other Nursing Services, childhood vaccinations, lead screening, tuberculosis testing, and more - NO Appointment needed: Monday-Thursday, 4-7 p.m. 

Face coverings/masks are required to be worn at all times in the clinic. Face coverings/masks will be available for visitors.

For questions about Nursing Services, contact Kitty Mahoney at or call 508-532-5472. 

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