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Boston Public Health 1h
Interested in Saturday morning activity for the whole family? Join Anthony at 10:00 AM in LoPresti Park for Family Fitness. Register at
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Mayor Marty Walsh 14h
A new travel order is now in place for Mass. All visitors and returning residents must complete the MA Travel Form and quarantine for 14 days, unless you are coming from a lower-risk state. Learn more:
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Boston Public Health 14h
Read the BPHC COVID-19 Weekly Report:
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City of Boston 15h
It’s that time of year again — mosquito spraying will take place in three neighborhoods next week: ✅ Monday, August 10: East Boston ✅ Tuesday, August 11: West Roxbury and Hyde Park Spraying happens between sunset and 11:30 p.m. For more info, visit:
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Mayor Marty Walsh 16h
“I wear a mask because I want to protect our Age Strong community and all the communities in the City of Boston.” - Luis Ottonelli, essential worker, As we move into the weekend, please remember to .
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Mayor Marty Walsh 22h
In addition to over 20 testing sites available at our hospitals and community health centers, today, there is a mobile testing site available for residents in Codman Square. Here’s how to get tested:
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Boston Public Health 15h
“This fight is far from over.” on . It has been a challenging year. But we are tough, Boston. And we need to keep fighting to slow the spread of this virus. ☑️ Wear a face covering ☑️ Stay 6 feet apart ☑️ Avoid crowds and parties ☑️ Wash your hands
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Boston Public Health 16h
Have outdoor plans this weekend? Make sure to protect yourself against mosquito bites and the diseases they carry when you're outside: • Use approved repellent • Remove standing water • Wear protective clothing • Learn more on how to stay safe:
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Boston Public Health 17h
Large gatherings & parties raise your risk of getting . If you don’t get sick, you may inadvertently bring this dangerous virus home to your loved ones. Do your part to slow the spread Boston! • Wear a face covering • Stay 6 ft. apart • Avoid crowds • Wash your hands
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Boston Public Health 18h
Boston numbers on August 7, 2020: 14,446 confirmed cases 10,447 recovered 741 deaths
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Boston Public Health 18h
Looking to get active bright and early on a Saturday? Join G-Fit for a virtual Bootcamp exercise tomorrow at 8:00 AM. Register at
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Charlie Baker 20h
While we've seen a decrease in cases + hospitalizations since May, there's been a slight uptick in certain communities in recent days. Today we announced stricter rules for public and private gatherings + targeted enhanced enforcement. ➡️MORE:
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Boston Public Health 19h
Are you sick or are you caring for someone with ? • Wash your hands often • Avoid touching your face with unwashed hands • Limit contact with anyone who is sick • Frequently disinfect surfaces FMI on how to prevent others from getting sick:
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Boston Public Health 20h
Support local Black-owned businesses during National Black Business Month! • Buy from Black-owned businesses • Get certified as minority-owned by • Follow BPHC is committed to contracting with a diverse group of businesses
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Boston Public Health 21h
Have you been to a party recently or a crowded area, like the beach? Get tested. You may have been exposed to . Don't inadvertently bring it home with you to your loved ones. Use the map on our website to find a testing site near you. Visit
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Boston Public Health 22h
It is ! Find a farmers market in Boston to buy affordable, fresh fruit and vegetables. Use the map to find a farmer’s market near you:
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Boston Public Health Aug 7
Did you know your personal responses to can't be shared with ICE, law enforcement, or your landlord? All information is confidential and will only be used to help build an even stronger Boston. Visit or call 844-330-2020 TODAY.
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Boston Public Health Aug 7
Per , RI is no longer considered a “lower risk” state. Beginning today all travelers arriving in MA from RI must fill out a form, quarantine for 14-days or produce a negative test. Exemptions apply for regular commuters. FMI:
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Mayor Marty Walsh Aug 6
“I wear a mask to show respect to those families that have lost loved ones during this Pandemic.” - Tom O’Donnell, Why do you ?
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Boston Public Health Aug 6
Three reasons to get tested for : ✅ You’re sick with COVID symptoms ✅ You may not have symptoms but were in a large crowd recently and would like peace of mind ✅ You recently were exposed to someone with a confirmed case Find a testing site:
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