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Updated at 9:03 p.m.


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FRAMINGHAM – More than 2 dozen COVID have been reported by the Framingham Public Schools in the two days since the Thanksgiving break.

Today, 10 cases were reported.

Yesterday, 17 cases were reported, with 7 of them at Harmony Grove Elementary.

It is unknown if the 27 total cases are students, staff or a combination of both

Today, three cases were reported at McCarthy Elementary and two cases at King Elementary.

One case each was reported at Framingham High, Walsh Middle, Cameron Middle, and Barbieri Elementary.

After 6 p.m. a case was reported at Farley administration building.

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There have been 208 COVID cases in the Framingham Public Schools since the school year began.

Framingham High has reported the most cases with 32.

Barbieri Elementary has 21 total cases, with Harmony grove Elementary 20 cases.

Students can only return to school with a negative COVID test after they’ve been cleared by our school nurse or the COVID Call Center. 

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Please remind your child to do the following during the school day:

  • Always wear a mask that fully covers your nose and mouth while indoors, unless you are having a mask break or you are eating
  • Wear your mask on the bus
  • Wash your hands often
  • Maintain physical distance from others as much as possible, especially when eating lunch or snack

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Your child can participate in the district’s Routine Safety Check COVID testing program. For your child to participate in this program, we must have a signed consent on file. If you haven’t consented to let them participate, please sign the consent form as soon as possible. To learn more about the Routine Safety Check COVID testing program, please call the COVID Call Center, 508-782-6633 (or, which is open on school days, M-F, 6:00am-6:00pm.

Also, getting your child and yourself vaccinated is one of the most important things you can do to prevent getting sick with COVID. The COVID vaccine is safe and effective. You can find a location for getting the COVID vaccine here.

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By editor

Susan Petroni is the former editor for SOURCE. She is the founder of the former news site, which as of May 1, 2023, is now a self-publishing community bulletin board. The website no longer has a journalist but a webmaster.