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Posted on: September 30, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Since Monday, 13 Residents have Tested Positive, and 21 More have Recovered;

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 09/30/20

For further information contact:

Kelly McFalls
kmcfalls@framinghamma.gov
Tel (508) 532-5437
M (774) 285-1315

*COVID-19 UPDATE* 
Since Monday, 13 Residents have Tested Positive, and 21 More have Recovered;
Reminder: New Drive-through Testing Site Opens at Walsh Middle School Thursday, October 1

  • Since Monday, 13 residents have tested positive for COVID-19, and 21 more have recovered: The number of people in the City who have tested positive for COVID-19 is 2,255. With 1,997 recovered and 135 fatalities, Framingham currently has 123 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 108 residents in quarantine.

  • Free, Drive-through COVID-19 Testing Ends at Staples Corporation today, and Resumes at Walsh Middle School Thursday, October 1, at 301 Brook St, Framingham, MA 01701: 
    • Location: 301 Brook St, Framingham, MA 01701 
    • Dates: October 1 – October 31
    • Days/Time: Monday to Saturday– 9 a.m.-1 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.

      View more information about COVID-19 testing in and around Framingham here. Framingham’s free walk-up and drive-through testing will occur through October 31.

  • 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 COVID19 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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