COVID Outreach Teams To Visit SMOC, Kendall Green Condos, Arlington Commons & Bishop Commons This Weekend

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FRAMINGHAM – Framingham is a high-risk or red community for the coronavirus.

Since Labor Day, the number of cases per day of COVID-19 in Framingham has increased eight times. It was around 8 cases per day per 100,0000 at the end of August. As of this week, that number is 63 cases per day per 100,000, according to the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

More than 20% of the City’s total 4,100 COVID-19 cases have been diagnosed since Thanksgiving.

As of December 4, the City of Framingham had 3,700 cases. Today, December 11, the City of Framingham has 4,100 cases.

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.


Anticipated Schedule for Saturday, December 12:

10:30 a.m.-2 p.m.: Business walk along Hollis St. and Main St. to hand out flyers and distribute window signs and literature to businesses
o 12-4 p.m.: Care Kit drops to Kendall Green Condominium (10-12 Kendall St.) and Arlington Commons (77-79 Arlington St.). Organizers go door to door and leave a bag of educational materials, masks, and disinfectant wipes at each home.
o 1:30-4:30 p.m.: Care Kit drops to Pathways Shelter in Framingham

Anticipated Schedule for Sunday, December 13:

10:30 a.m.-2 p.m.: Business walk along Hollis St. and Main St. to hand out flyers and distribute window signs and literature to businesses
o 12-4 p.m.: Care Kit Drops at Bishop Commons (100 Bishop Dr.)
o 1:30-4:30 p.m.: Care Kit drops to South Middlesex Opportunity Council (300 Howard St.)

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