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Posted on: September 29, 2021

Weekly COVID-19 Update, Wednesday, September 29

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 09/29/2021

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

*COVID-19 UPDATE*
Since Wed., Sept. 22, 39 Residents have Tested Positive, and 58 More have Recovered from COVID-19;

Health Department Distributes Demographic COVID-19 and Vaccination Data;
Trilingual Food Resource Guide;
Update on the Vaccine Equity Initiative in Framingham;
Protect yourself against COVID-19 and keep our community safe!

  • Since Wednesday, September 22, 39 residents have tested positive, and 58 more have recovered from COVID-19: The number of people in the City who have tested positive for COVID-19 is 8,914. With 8,475 recovered and 251 fatalities, Framingham currently has 158 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 in English, Portuguese, and Spanish here.

  • Update on the Vaccine Equity Initiative in Framingham: Since Wednesday, March 24, 6,065 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.

  • Protect yourself against COVID-19 and keep our community safe: The Framingham Public Health Department recommends residents:
  1. Get vaccinated against COVID-19 when eligible;
  2. Get tested for COVID-19 if you have symptoms or think you have been exposed;
  3. Follow quarantine guidelines if you have COVID-19 or are identified as a close contact; and
  4. Wear a mask when indoors in public places.

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