Sunday 5/17 COVID-19 Updates

I write to you this evening with relevant COVID-19 updates and resources.
As of today, there are 887 Cambridge residents who have tested positive for COVID-19 and 74 residents have passed away. Learn more here: There are 86,010 Massachusetts residents who have tested positive for COVID-19, including 19,129 in Middlesex County. 460,826 tests have been performed, and 5,797 patients have passed away. Learn more here:
Save the Date
I will be hosting a town hall on the reopening of our economy this Wednesday 5/20 at 4PM. You can register for the Zoom here: or join in by watching CCTV Channel 9 or Facebook Live. Please submit questions you have ahead of time to, or submit them in the Q&A chat during the town hall. I hope to see you there.
Cambridge Updates
Multilingual resources are always available on the City of Cambridge's website. This includes translated information on city resources and about COVID-19. You can find them here:
State Action Updates
Today, the Governor's administration announced that the state will be investing $56 million to combat food insecurity. The initiative will implement some of the recommendations brought forward by the Food Security Task Force. You can learn more about the funding here:
Where to give
If you are able to give to others during this time, I encourage you to look to the following places that are working to help those most affected by COVID-19:
Cambridge Health Alliance:
Cambridge Community Foundation:
Food for Free:
Greater Boston Food Bank:
Cradles to Crayons Emergency Essentials Fund:
Enroot Emergency Immigrant Cash Assistance Fund:
Mt. Auburn Hospital:
The One Chelsea Fund:
As always, do not hesitate to reach out to me with questions or concerns at

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