FRAMINGHAM – Framingham is a high-risk or red community for the coronavirus, again.
After two weeks lowered to yellow, the City of Framingham was named a red community again yesterday.
Framingham had been a red community for 9 consecutive weeks before becoming yellow on November 6.
The City of Framingham is one of six communities out of 351 that the state is providing additional assistance. Framingham is featured in the television ads promoting COVID safety by the Commonwealth.
Since the beginning of September, the Commonwealth of Massachusetts provided outreach teams who speak multi-languages to distribute multi-language flyers and free masks to help stop the spread of COVID-19 in Framingham, and this weekend the outreach teams be dropping off care kits at Halsead Condominiums and at Alta Union House, the new apartment building downtown.
Anticipated Schedule for Saturday, November 21:
- 1:30-4:30 p.m.: Care kit drops at The Buckley (480 Franklin Street) and White Birch Condominiums (155-161 Second Street). Organizers go door to door and leave a bag of educational materials, masks, and disinfectant wipes at each home.
- 10 a.m.-1 p.m.: Visits to local auto body shops and gas stations to hand out flyers and distribute window signs and stacks of literature
- 10 a.m.-1 p.m.: Business walk along Kendall Street to hand out flyers and distribute window signs and literature to businesses
Anticipated Schedule for Sunday, November 22:
- 10 a.m.-1 p.m.: Tables set up at local churches to give out literature and hand sanitizer
- 10 a.m.-1 p.m.: Business walk along Howard Street to hand out flyers and distribute window signs and literature to businesses
- 1:30-4:30 p.m.: Care Kit Drops at Lord Chesterfield (8-12 Greenview Street.) and Rufos Property (90-90A Second St.)