8/6/20: Joel Seeley, Owner’s Project Manager from SMMA, shared that the topping out ceremony is a contractor’s tradition begun years ago by Scandinavians, who believed their gods lived in trees.
8/4/20: Four new sessions have been added, all with Spanish, Portuguese, and ASL Interpretation via Zoom.
7/31/20: The translated versions of the initial Back to School Plan are now live and available on the website.
7/29/20: The Back to School Plan is still being translated. Due to its length and complexity, we don’t anticipate having it available until Friday of this week.
Framingham Public Schools Makes the Initial Back to School Plan Available for School Committee and the Broader Community
7/24/20: Communication to families provides next steps for the District and ways that Families can stay informed.
Coronavirus Signs and Symptoms
- Shortness of breath
According to the CDC, symptoms of Coronavirus can begin to appear anywhere between two to 14 days after exposure.
Massachusetts Coronavirus Hotline
2-1-1: The Massachusetts Department of Public Health has announced that Massachusetts 2-1-1 will now provide real-time COVID-19 information, resources, and referrals in multiple languages.
- COVID-19 prevention, symptoms, and treatment
- Information about testing
- Guidance for people planning or returning from travel
Massachusetts 2-1-1 is open to callers 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Operators fluent in Spanish are available, and more than 150 other languages are supported through an interpreter services line that is available 24/7.
Residents with questions should dial 2-1-1 from any landline or cellphone. Callers dialing 2-1-1 will hear an automated menu of options. Callers press 2-6 for coronavirus. Residents can also reach 2-1-1 through a live chat option on the Massachusetts 2-1-1 website.
Information Phone Line for the City of Framingham
To reach the City’s new informational phone line dial (508) 532-5411. Staff will answer calls Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.