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Posted on: March 17, 2020

*FRAMINGHAM COVID-19 UPDATE*

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 3/17/2020

For further information, contact:

Kelly McFalls

kmcfalls@framinghamma.gov

M (774) 285-1315

*FRAMINGHAM COVID-19 UPDATE*

City of Framingham Receives Notification that a Fourth Resident Tests Positive for COVID-19

Board of Health to limit in-person public meetings through March 31

  • Fourth Framingham Resident Tests Positive for COVID-19: The City was informed that a fourth resident has tested positive for the virus. The resident, who is not related to Framingham’s previous positive cases, recently traveled to Europe and lives with another adult. The person is currently in isolation at home.
  • Framingham Board of Health Limits In-Person Meetings: Last night the Board of Health met to discuss parameters around COVID-19 and steps we need to take as a community.  The Board of Health has the responsibility to maintain the public’s health in Framingham. The Board voted unanimously to limit in-person meetings, except for the City Council, and to use technology solutions set up by Framingham’s IT department to conduct remote meetings.
  • COVID-19 in Framingham: Information about actions the City and Schools are taking, along with more information on COVID-19 and prevention measures, can be found at https://www.framinghamma.gov/2875/CORONAVIRUS-COVID-19, which is updated frequently. As the City receives additional information, residents can find updates on the website, Facebook, and Twitter - @Framingham_MA. If there is an urgent update, the City will employ the City’s "Alert Framingham" system, otherwise known as reverse 911. To sign up for the City’s reverse 911 system, please go here: https://www.smart911.com/ 


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