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Posted on: July 17, 2020

*COVID-19 UPDATE*

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 07/17/2020

For further information contact:

Kelly McFalls

kmcfalls@framinghamma.gov

Tel (508) 532-5437

M (774) 285-1315


*COVID-19 UPDATE* 

Since Wednesday, Two Residents have Tested Positive, and 
The City has Learned of Two New Fatalities Related to COVID-19;
Community Hour Tuesday, July 21, at 5 p.m.,
Focused on 
Framingham’s Older Adults Amid COVID-19: The Past Three+ months and the Future;
Framingham Public Library Extends Hours for Curbside Pickups and Returns

 

  • Since Wednesday, two residents have tested positive, and the City has learned of two new fatalities related to COVID-19: The number of people in the City who have tested positive for COVID-19 is 1,756, there are 119 fatalities. Framingham currently has 79 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 73 residents in quarantine.

  • Community Hour Tuesday, July 21, at 5 p.m., Focused on Framingham’s Older Adults Amid COVID-19 - The Past Three+ months and the Future: Mayor Yvonne M. Spicer will be joined by the Director of the Health Department Dr. Sam Wong; Director of Elder Services, Council on Aging and Callahan Center Grace O’Donnell, and Chairman of the Council on Aging Clyde Dottin, to discuss what the City has done to keep our older adults safe and healthy during the pandemic, what is planned moving forward and answer/address any questions/comments submitted by attendees. People will be able to pose questions/comments during the hour via the Chat function. If people cannot attend and have questions, please email kmcfalls@framinghamma.gov with the subject line: July 21 Community Hour. Click here for information on how to join. A video recording of the Zoom will be available following for those who cannot attend.

  • Framingham Public Library extends hours for curbside pickups and returns:
    • Curbside pickup/returns at the Framingham Public Library, 49 Lexington St, available Monday and Tuesday 9 a.m.-12 p.m., Wednesday 1 p.m. -4 p.m., Thursday 1 p.m.-7 p.m. and Saturday 9 a.m.-12 p.m. CLOSED FRIDAY
    • Curbside pickup/returns at the Framingham Public Library, McAuliffe Branch, 746 Water St, available Monday and Tuesday 9 a.m.-12 p.m., Wednesday 1 p.m. -4 p.m., Thursday 1 p.m.-7 p.m. and Saturday 9 a.m.-12 p.m. CLOSED FRIDAY

 

 

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