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Posted on: November 17, 2021

Weekly COVID-19 Update, Wednesday, November 17

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 11/17/2021

For further information, contact:
Kelly McFalls
kmcfalls@framinghamma.gov
Tel (508) 532-5437
M (774) 285-1315
 

*COVID-19 UPDATE*
Since Wed., Nov. 10, 97 Residents have Tested Positive, and 45 More have Recovered from COVID-19;

Health Department Distributes Demographic COVID-19 and Vaccination Data;
Trilingual Food Resource Guide and Food Information for Thanksgiving;
Update on the Vaccine Equity Initiative in Framingham;
Framingham Public Schools to Partner with MetroWest Pharmacy to
Provide COVID-19 Vaccine Clinics for Children (Ages 5-11);
The Memorial Building and other Non-essential Municipal Buildings, including the Public Health Nursing Clinic, will be Closed Thursday, November 25, and Friday, November 26, in Recognition of Thanksgiving;
Walk-through COVID-19 Testing Site at Saint Tarcisius Parish to Adjust Hours for Thanksgiving Week

  • Since Wednesday, November 10, 97 residents have tested positive, and 45 more have recovered from COVID-19: The number of people in the City who have tested positive for COVID-19 is 9,371. With 8,872 recovered and 253 fatalities, Framingham currently has 133 active cases. The Framingham Health Department contacts individuals who test positive and the people who were potentially exposed to inform and counsel them on the next steps.

  • Health Department Distributes Demographic COVID-19 and Vaccination Data: The City's Department of Public Health distributes demographic COVID-19 data about confirmed COVID-19 cases and vaccination efforts in Framingham. Reference today's data release here.

  • Food Resource Guide: View the Food Resource Guide, including information for Thanksgiving in English, Portuguese, and Spanish here.

  • Update on the Vaccine Equity Initiative in Framingham: Since Wednesday, March 24, 6,445 vaccines (Moderna, Pfizer, and Johnson and Johnson) have been administered under the Equity Initiative. Framingham continues to exceed many of the state benchmarks on COVID-19 vaccinations. To request a home visit, please call the City's Public Health Nursing Office at (508) 532-5667. Leave your name, phone number, and address, and someone will return your call within 36 hours. See the State's Vaccine Equity Initiative dashboard here.

  • State's Project Beacon Walk-through COVID-19 Testing Site at Saint Tarcisius Parish to Adjust Hours for Thanksgiving Week: The site will close Wednesday, November 24, at 12:30 p.m., and will be closed Thursday and Friday, November 25-26. Additional local COVID-19 testing resources can be referenced here.

  • Framingham Public Schools to Partner with MetroWest Pharmacy to Provide COVID-19 Vaccine Clinics for Children (Ages 5-11): See details here.

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