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Posted on: November 11, 2020

Since Monday, 34 Residents have Tested Positive, and 29 More have Recovered from COVID-19

*COVID-19 UPDATE*
Since Monday, 34 Residents have Tested Positive, and 29 More have Recovered from COVID-19; 
Reminder: Drive-through Testing at TJX Companies, Inc., will be Conducted Today and
Walk-up Testing Site at the South Middlesex Opportunity Council Closed Today

  • Since Monday, 34 residents have tested positive, and 29 more have recovered from COVID-19: The number of people in the City who have tested positive for COVID-19 is 2,830. With 2,410 recovered and 153 fatalities, Framingham currently has 267 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 187 residents in quarantine.

  • Reminder: Free drive-through COVID-19 testing at the TJX Companies, Inc., will be conducted today, Veterans Day, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. The walk-up testing site at the South Middlesex Opportunity Council (SMOC), 7 Bishop Street, will be closed today and will resume Thursday, November 12, from 3-6 p.m.:
    1. Drive-through Testing TJX Companies, Inc. Parking Lot (entrance to the testing site is on Speen Street near the Mass Pike exit ramp overpass) 
      • Location: 770 Cochituate Road, Framingham, MA 01701 (entrance to the testing site is on Speen Street near the Mass Pike exit ramp overpass) 
      • Days/Time: Monday to Saturday– 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
      • Eligibility: Open to everyone; symptomatic and asymptomatic
      • Appointment: No appointment required
      • Format: Drive-through only
      • Cost: FREE; no health insurance required
      • Test Results: People will receive results in approximately 72 hours from Fallon Ambulance, who is conducting the tests.
  • 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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