Cambridge COVID-19 Response Timeline

In an effort to reflect on some of the most important events and milestones of the past year, the City has created an interactive timeline to help remind us how far we’ve come. 
March
2020
City of Cambridge Offices Close to the Public; City Events and Programs Cancelled
April
2020
City of Cambridge Issues Emergency Temporary Eviction Enforcement Order
May
2020
Commonwealth Orders Use of Mask or Face Covering in Public
June
2020
COVID-19 Cases Surpass 1,000 in Cambridge
July
2020
City Awards $3.6 Million in Grants and Loans to Small Business; Launches $1.5 Million Housing Stabilization Fund
August
2020
Creating a Stronger and Healthier Community through Cambridge Community Corps Program
September
2020
Cambridge Records 100th COVID-19 Death
October
2020
Commonwealth Releases Interim Draft COVID-19 Vaccine Plan
November
2020
City Expands COVID-19 Testing to Seven Days a Week
December
2020
City Opens New Transition Wellness Center which will Serve as Temporary Adult Homeless Shelter
January
2021
State Announces Vaccine Distribution Timeline
February
2021
Cambridge Offers Additional $1 Million in Grants to Eligible Nonprofit Organizations to Provide Services to Vulnerable Residents
March
2021
Commonwealth Announces Vaccine Timeline for All Residents
April
2021
Federal Health Agencies Recommend Pause in Use of Johnson & Johnson Vaccine

Our community has experienced many impacts and hardships due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and has witnessed the resiliency and generosity of our city. In an effort to reflect on some of the most important events and milestones of the pandemic, we’ve created an interactive timeline to help remind us how far we’ve come.

While many aspects of resident, business, and City life have yet to return to normal, the ongoing expansion of vaccine eligibility is bringing us closer to the end of the pandemic.

Full List of COVID-19 Related Updates

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