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Posted on: March 23, 2020

Massachusetts issues a Stay-at-Home Advisory, Four Additional Residents Test Positive for COVID-19

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 3/23/2020

For further information contact:
Kelly McFalls
kmcfalls@framinghamma.gov
Tel (508) 532-5437
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*COVID-19 UPDATE*
Massachusetts issues a Stay-at-Home Advisory, 
Closing All Nonessential Businesses at Noon Tuesday, March 24
City Receives Notification that Four Additional Residents Test Positive for COVID-19, Bringing Total to 14

  • State issues Stay-at-Home Advisory, Nonessential Businesses to Close to Workers and Public: The advisory goes into effect at noon on Tuesday, March 24. Essential businesses and services such as grocery stores, pharmacies, and gas stations will remain open. For a full list of essential services and businesses, see here. Services vital to Framingham’s public health and safety – such as police and fire responses and trash collection will continue.

  • Framingham learns that four additional people test positive for COVID-19: The number of people in the City who have tested positive for COVID-19 is now 14.  One of the people who tested positive early on has since recovered.

  • 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 www.FraminghamMa.Gov/covid19, 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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