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Posted on: May 28, 2021

COVID-19 Update, Friday, May 28

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 05/28/2021

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

*COVID-19 UPDATE*
Since Wednesday, Ten Residents have Tested Positive, & 153* More have Recovered from COVID-19; 
Community Hour Tuesday, June 1, at 5 p.m. – Closing out the Fiscal Year, a Recap; 
Memorial Building & other Non-Essential Municipal Buildings Closed Monday for Memorial Day; 
State's Project Beacon Drive-through Testing Site - 123 Maple Street, Framingham State University Commuter Lot - will be Open 8 a.m.-4 p.m. for COVID-19 Testing Monday, and the Walk-up Testing Site will at Saint Tarcisius Parish - 562 Waverly Street – will be Closed; 
Next COVID-19 Release to be Issued Monday

  • Since Wednesday, ten residents have tested positive, and 153* more have recovered from COVID-19: The number of people in the City who have tested positive for COVID-19 is 8,303. With 6,920 recovered and 245 fatalities, Framingham currently has 1,138* 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 530 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.

  • 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/

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