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: https://bit.ly/2J2BnQj. 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: https://bit.ly/2WHVGu1.
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:https://bit.ly/2Kelp6l or join in by watching CCTV Channel 9 or Facebook Live. Please submit questions you have ahead of time to Marjorie.Decker@mahouse.gov, 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: https://bit.ly/2wKXAzA.
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: https://bit.ly/3bFmHSU.
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: https://bit.ly/2vWegUB
Cambridge Community Foundation: https://bit.ly/33ImGeE
Food for Free: https://bit.ly/3afFuEE
Greater Boston Food Bank: https://www.gbfb.org/
Cradles to Crayons Emergency Essentials Fund:https://bit.ly/2WHOD4V
Enroot Emergency Immigrant Cash Assistance Fund:https://bit.ly/2y7bBIe
Mt. Auburn Hospital:  https://bit.ly/3dxfEx4
The One Chelsea Fund: https://bit.ly/2W6dGO7
As always, do not hesitate to reach out to me with questions or concerns at Marjorie.Decker@mahouse.gov.
Sincerely,
Marjorie

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