City of Framingham Announces Less Restrictive COVID Quarantine Protocol

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In full transparency, the following is part of a press release from the City submitted to SOURCE media.

FRAMINGHAM – City of Framingham changing standard quarantine protocol to State’s least restrictive model based on trend of low new COVID-19 cases:

Given the ongoing trend of low new COVID-19 cases, as of today, May 19, the City will change its standard quarantine protocol to the State’s least restrictive model.

This will also apply to children ages 0-18.

The new protocol includes seven days of strict quarantine with release on day eight if:

o A negative test (either PCR or Abbott BinaxNOW antigen) taken on day five or later; AND
o The individual has not experienced any symptoms up to that point; AND
o The individual conducts active monitoring (monitoring for symptoms and a daily temperature check) through Day 14

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