6/25/20: The guidance from the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) will be reflected in the forthcoming plans from FPS. Further direction is expected, but this allows Framingham and all MA School Districts to start from the same place.
6/25/20: The signing of the “Proclamation Suspending Entry of Aliens Who Present a Risk to the U.S. Labor Market Following the Coronavirus Outbreak” restricts nonimmigrant visas to foreign nationals including exchange teachers from Spain and Brazil that we had planned on hiring for the 2020-2021 school year.
6/7/20: The District will be sending this email to families to announce the launch of Week 10 Calendars!
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.