CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19)

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Many Framingham residents have tested positive for COVID-19.  Many others have been exposed through close contact with someone who tested positive.

 

Follow the guidelines below from the Massachusetts Department of Public Health to help keep yourself, your loved ones, and our community safe.

 

If you test positive for COVID-19 follow these isolation guidelines:

Everyone, regardless of vaccination status:

  • Stay home for 5 days.

  • If you have no symptoms or your symptoms are resolving after 5 days, you can leave your house.
  • Continue to wear a mask around others for 5 additional days.

 

If you have a fever, continue to stay home until your fever resolves

 

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If you were exposed to someone with COVID-19 for 15 minutes or more follow the quarantine guidelines below based on your situation:


If you:

 

Are fully vaccinated and have received your booster

               OR
 
Are fully vaccinated and not yet eligible to receive a booster               

               OR

If you had COVID in the past 90 days

 

  • Wear a mask around others for 10 days.
  • Test on day 5, if possible.

 

If you develop symptoms get a test and stay home.

 

If you:

 

Completed the primary series of Pfizer or Moderna vaccine over 5 months ago and are not boosted
           OR
 Completed the primary series of J&J over 2 months ago and are not boosted
            OR
 Are unvaccinated

 

  • Stay home for 5 days. After that continue to wear a mask around others for 5 additional days.
  • If you can’t quarantine you must wear a mask for 10 days.
  • Test on day 5, if possible.

 

If you develop symptoms get a test and stay home


Please be aware: 

The Health Department does not receive the results from rapid antigen home tests.  If you test positive you may not receive a letter or phone call from the Health Department Nurse at this time.  Individuals are responsible for following these guidelines. 


*New COVID-19 information and ADVISORIES*

- Updated COVID-19 Isolation and Quarantine periods

MASK REQUIREMENTS IN CITY OF FRAMINGHAM MUNICIPAL BUILDINGS & UPDATED ADVISORY FROM THE COMMONWEALTH

- Omicron variant detected in Massachusetts,  Please reference more information here.

COVID-19 Testing information

- COVID-19 Vaccine & Booster Information

COVID-19 TRAVEL ADVISORY


Page LAST UPDATED: 1/12/22

 COVID-19 Cases in Framingham
As of Wednesday, JAnuary 12, 2022

Total Positive Cases

14,375

Recovered Cases

10,719

Fatalities

259

Active Cases

3,331


COVID-19 DEMOGRAPHIC DATA RELEASE - Wednesday, January 12 (PDF)
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