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Posted on: July 10, 2020

Since Wednesday, Three Residents have Tested Positive & Five More have Recovered from COVID-19;

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 07/10/2020
For further information contact:
Kelly McFalls
kmcfalls@framinghamma.gov
Tel (508) 532-5437
M (774) 285-1315


*COVID-19 UPDATE* 
Since Wednesday, Three Residents have Tested Positive & Five More have Recovered from COVID-19;
Community Hour Tuesday, July 14, at 5 p.m., 
Focused on Impacts of the FY21 Budget, the Good, Bad, and Ugly;
City’s Public Library’s Homework Center and Literacy Unlimited to Open Outdoor Learning Yard 

  • Since Wednesday, three residents have tested positive, and five more have recovered from COVID-19: The number of people in the City who have tested positive for COVID-19 is 1,747. With 1,521 cases recovered and 118 fatalities, Framingham currently has 108 active cases. The Framingham Health Department contacts the people who were potentially exposed and the owners of the businesses or places of employment where the potential exposures occurred to inform and counsel them on next steps (contact tracing). In addition to the active cases, the Health Department is following 76 residents in quarantine.

  • Community Hour Tuesday, July 14, at 5 p.m., focused on the impacts of the FY21 budget, the good, bad, and ugly: Mayor Yvonne M. Spicer will be joined by Framingham’s Chief Financial Officer Mary Ellen Kelley to discuss the impacts of the City’s FY21 budget, the good, bad, and ugly. Attendees will be able to pose questions during the hour via Zoom’s Chat function. If people cannot attend and have questions, please email kmcfalls@framinghamma.gov with the subject line: July 14 Community Hour. Click here for information on how to join (Zoom information is forthcoming). A video recording of the Zoom will be available following for those who cannot attend.

  • Framingham Public Library’s Homework Center and Literacy Unlimited opening an outdoor Learning Yard on Monday, July 13: The Homework Center and Literacy Center will conduct tutoring by appointment. Contact the Main Library (508) 532-5570 for more information.

  • COVID-19 in Framingham: Information on COVID-19 in Framingham can be found here. To receive information from the City on a mobile device, text "Join FraminghamMA" to 30890. Residents also can find updates on Facebook and Twitter - @Framingham_MA. For questions regarding COVID-19 in Framingham, please call the City’s informational line at (508) 532-5411, Mon-Fri., 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. If there is an urgent update, the City will employ the "Alert Framingham" phone messaging system, otherwise known as Rave. To sign up for the City’s Rave system, please go here: https://www.smart911.com/

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