5 Things You Need To Know Today in Framingham: February 12, 2021

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1 The Commonwealth of Massachusetts deemed Framingham a yellow community for the coronavirus last night.

The state is reporting on average 32.2 cases per COVID per day per 100,000 individuals over the last 2 weeks.

The City’s positivity rate has fallen below 4% to 3.79%.

2. Framingham Public Schools announced Phase III students would return to the classroom starting February 24. These students have not been physically inside a school building since march 2020.

3. There are no City of Framingham meetings (remote or on Zoom unless otherwise stated) today, but the Framingham Youth Council is holding a meeting on Sunday, February 14 at 7 p.m.

4. According to the Mayor’s public schedule, Mayor Yvonne Spicer has no public events.

5. COVID testing & vaccine information for Framingham

Registration for the City’s second COVID-19 vaccine clinic on Saturday Feb. 13 at Keefe opened Wednesday at noon.

A new hotline to help seniors with registration for the COVID-19 vaccine re-launched Monday in Framingham. The City of Framingham held its first public COVID-19 vaccine clinic on Saturday.

The Commonwealth’s free COVID testing site at Framingham State University’s parking lot, which is by appointment only, has expanded to 3 lanes.

The City of Framingham has yet to open a free walk-up COVID testing site in 2021, although SOURCE has learned they are considering one of the City’s polling places as a potential site.

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Graphic for today’s column is from Walsh Middle School student Gavin Ravitz

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