Cumulative Cases

8272

Cambridge residents who have tested positive for COVID-19

*as of 4:15 PM on November 27

Total Deaths

126

Confirmed COVID‑19 deaths in Cambridge residents

*as of 4:15 PM on November 27

Fully Vaccinated

70%

Percentage of fully vaccinated Cambridge residents

*as of 5:19 PM on November 26

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Widespread vaccination is the most important pathway to ending the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • Get vaccinated (age 5+) even if you have already had COVID-19. The vaccine is the best way to prevent severe or even life-threatening symptoms of COVID-19. Learn more.
  • Get a booster dose, if eligible. There are now booster recommendations for all three available COVID-19 vaccines in the United States. Eligible individuals may choose which vaccine they receive as a booster dose. Learn more.
  • Wear a mask when indoors outside your home. Learn more.
  • Get tested if you have been exposed or have symptoms associated with COVID-19, even if symptoms are mild. “Exposure” is considered having contact within 6 feet of an infected individual for a total of 15 minutes or more. Learn more.
  • Stay home from work if you are having symptoms associated with COVID-19 and get tested.
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Face Coverings

As of 8:00 a.m. on Friday, September 3, 2021, face masks or coverings are required in indoor public places.

This Order applies to everyone over the age of two years old, with exceptions in alignment with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Massachusetts Department of Public Health guidelines.

For the purposes of this order, Indoor Public Places include, but are not limited to:

  • Retail establishments
  • Restaurants & bars - except while actively eating or drinking
  • Performance venues
  • Social clubs
  • Houses of worship
  • Event spaces
  • Municipal buildings
  • Personal care establishments
  • Fitness establishments

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Vaccine Information

People age 5 and older who live, work, or study in Massachusetts can get vaccinated. The COVID-19 vaccineisfree and one of the best ways to protect yourself and those around you from getting sick from COVID-19. We encourage everyone to get vaccinated. 

 

COVID-19 boosters are now available to anyone ages 18 and older. You’re eligible for a booster if:

  • Pfizer & Moderna: It’s been at least 6 months since your second dose
  • Johnson & Johnson: It’s been at least 2 months since your first dose

You can mix and match vaccines. You do not need to get the same vaccine brand for your booster as your original COVID-19 vaccination.

 

Use VaxFinder to find a pharmacy or other location to get your booster.

 

To find a vaccine or booster shot location, we recommend residents go to VaxFinderto find a location near them and plan their vaccination or booster shot. VaxFinder also lists important information like each site’s accessibility options, MBTA Trip Planner and more. You may also call 2-1-1 for assistance over the phone.

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Testing

The City of Cambridge offers free COVID-19 PCR testing 4 days per week:

SUNDAYS: Free PCR Tests are offered on Sundays from 2:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. at 50 Church Street.

MONDAYS: Free PCR tests are offered on Mondays from 4:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m., on the 3rd floor inside the CambridgeSide mall. Use the escalator near the Cheesecake Factory on the CambridgeSide Place end of the mall or take the elevator to go to the 3rd level for testing. Free parking is available in the lower level of the parking garage and the entrance is located on CambridgeSide Place.

WEDNESDAYS: Free PCR tests are offered on Wednesdays from 2:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. at 2254 Massachusetts Ave, St. John the Evangelist Church.

THURSDAYS: Free PCR tests are offered on Thursdays from 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m., on the 3rd floor inside the CambridgeSide mall. Use the escalator near the Cheesecake Factory on the CambridgeSide Place end of the mall or take the elevator to go to the 3rd level for testing. Free parking is available in the lower level of the parking garage and the entrance is located on CambridgeSide Place.

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City Departments & Offices

The City welcomes residents back in administrative buildings without appointments.

Walk-in access by the public is available Monday through Friday during regular City business hours (Monday, 8:30am-8pm, Tuesday-Thursday, 8:30am-5pm, and Friday, 8:30am-12pm), and in-person public appointments continue to be offered by many departments.

All Cambridge Public Library locations have reopened to the public. View Library hours.

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