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Posted on: June 16, 2020

Weekly Reporting of Positive COVID-19 Cases in the Town of Shrewsbury

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Please be advised that the Town of Shrewsbury will be transitioning to weekly reporting of new COVID-19 Positive Cases, as opposed to daily reporting. Updates of positive cases will be provided each Thursday afternoon.  The Worcester City Manager Edward M Augustus will now also hold weekly press briefings on Thursday evenings in which Shrewsbury’s positive cases will also be reported at that time. The weekly press briefings can be streamed live here:  http://www.worcesterma.gov/video-on-demand

The Shrewsbury Town Manager’s Office will update the public each Thursday afternoon of confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the following order: 

 

1.     Website Newsflash  (visit https://shrewsburyma.gov/list.aspx to subscribe)

2.     Alert for COVID-19 Page (visit https://shrewsburyma.gov/list.aspx to subscribe)

3.     Cases Tab on COVID-19 Page

4.     Social Media Accounts (Facebook & Twitter)


*Updates will not be provided if there are no new developments.

 

General Coronavirus Information: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html

As a reminder, the Town of Shrewsbury is part of the coalition of the seven municipalities in the Central Massachusetts Regional Public Health Alliance (CMRPHA).

 

A COVID-19 information line has been established for Shrewsbury Residents to use at 508-799-1019. The line provides facts and information about COVID-19, how to stop the spread, what to do if someone is experiencing symptoms and quarantine information. The line will be available in multiple languages.  If you have a medical emergency, please dial 911 and not the number above.

 

If you would like to reach out via email, you may do so at Health@worcesterma.gov , however, please note that this email is monitored Monday through Friday-8:30 AM to 5:00PM. Due to the high volume of COVID-19 inquiries, you may expect a response back within 1-2 business days.

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