Framingham News

City News

Posted on: May 31, 2021

COVID-19 Update, Monday, May 31

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 05/31/2021

For further information, contact:
Allyssa Jewell
ajewell@framinghamma.gov
Tel (508) 532-6029

*COVID-19 UPDATE*
Since Friday, May 28, 14 Residents have Tested Positive, and 581* More have Recovered from COVID-19; 
Weekly Food Resource Guide; 
Community Hour Tuesday, June 1, at 5 p.m. – Closing out the Fiscal Year, a Recap; 
Vaccine Equity Initiative in Framingham Update will be Included in Wednesday’s Release

  • Since Friday, May 28, 14 residents have tested positive, and 581* more have recovered from COVID-19: The number of people in the City who have tested positive for COVID-19 is 8,317. With 7,501 recovered and 245 fatalities, Framingham currently has 571* 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 531 residents in quarantine. 

    *Note: The City’s COVID team is working in the State’s data system to move lapsed or pending cases into the correct status. As a result, there is a large increase in recovered cases and a large decrease in active cases since the last report.

  • Weekly food resource guide: To better manage the food demand, Framingham's Emergency Food Line's coordinators have developed a weekly guide about residents' food availability. View this week's guide in English, Portuguese, and Spanish, here.
     
  • Community Hour Tuesday, June 1, at 5 p.m. – Closing out the fiscal year, a recap: Join Mayor Yvonne M. Spicer and Chief Financial Officer Mary Ellen Kelley to discuss a recap of this current fiscal year as we close it out and head into the next. Attendees will be able to pose questions during the hour via Zoom's Chat function. If you cannot attend and have questions, please email ajewell@framinghamma.gov with the subject line: June 1 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. 

  • 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/

###

Additional Info...
Facebook Twitter Email

Other News in City News

Framingham Beaches Open Today

Posted on: June 17, 2021

COVID-19 Update, Wednesday, June 16

Posted on: June 16, 2021

COVID-19 Update, Monday, June 14

Posted on: June 14, 2021

COVID-19 Update, Friday, June 11

Posted on: June 11, 2021

COVID-19 Update, Wednesday, June 9

Posted on: June 9, 2021

COVID-19 Update, Monday, June 7

Posted on: June 7, 2021

COVID-19 Update, Friday, June 4

Posted on: June 4, 2021

COVID-19 Update, Wednesday, June 2

Posted on: June 2, 2021

COVID-19 Update, Friday, May 28

Posted on: May 28, 2021

COVID-19 Update. Wednesday, May 26

Posted on: May 26, 2021

COVID-19 Update, Monday, May 24

Posted on: May 24, 2021

COVID-19 Update, Friday, May 21

Posted on: May 21, 2021

COVID-19 Update, Wednesday, May 19

Posted on: May 19, 2021

Hot Mic from April 29 Zoom Session

Posted on: April 30, 2021

City of Framingham Continues Efforts

Posted on: April 22, 2021