Cumulative Cases

6055

Cambridge residents who have tested positive for COVID-19

*as of 4:00 PM on June 23

Total Deaths

123

Confirmed COVID‑19 deaths in Cambridge residents

*as of 4:00 PM on June 23

Fully Vaccinated

64%

Percentage of fully vaccinated Cambridge residents

*as of 5:15 PM on June 17

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Widespread vaccination is the most important pathway to ending the pandemic.

  • If your mask makes you feel more comfortable, wear it!
  • If you are fully vaccinated, masks are optional.
  • If you are NOT fully vaccinated, please continue to mask up to protect yourself and others.
  • Still need a vaccine? Click here.
  • If you have severe symptoms, such as trouble breathing, persistent pain or pressure in your chest, and/or inability to wake or stay awake, call 911 for an ambulance immediately.
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Vaccine Information

People age 12 and older who live, work, or study in Massachusetts can get vaccinated and, effective immediately, providers in Massachusetts may begin to administer the Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine to individuals age 12 and older. The COVID-19 vaccine is free 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.

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Testing

The City of Cambridge and Cambridge Public Health Department (CPHD) are offering free COVID-19 testing for Cambridge residents. No identification or Social Security number is required. All sites are wheelchair accessible.

Please note: While appointments are not required, we strongly urge residents to book an appointment in advance. Please be mindful that appointments cannot be made by calling the testing sites directly.

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City Departments & Offices

The City has begun welcoming residents back in administrative buildings without appointments.

Walk-in access by the public is now available on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays, and in-person public appointments will continue to be offered by many departments Monday-Friday.

The Cambridge Public Library began to reopen branch libraries to patrons the week of June 14.

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Reopening Cambridge

The City has begun welcoming residents back in administrative buildings without appointments. 

The Cambridge Public Library began to reopen branch libraries to patrons the week of June 14.

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Public Health

Widespread vaccination is the most important pathway to ending the pandemic. Everyone age 12 and older is now eligible to get a COVID-19 vaccine.

  • If your mask makes you feel more comfortable, wear it!
  • If you are fully vaccinated, masks are option.
  • If you are NOT fully vaccinated, please continue to mask up to protect yourself and others.
  • Still need a vaccine? Click here.
  • If you have severe symptoms, such as trouble breathing, persistent pain or pressure in your chest, and/or inability to wake or stay awake, call 911 for an ambulance immediately.

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Face Coverings

Effective May 29, the City of Cambridge will follow the Massachusetts Department of Public Health’s new face-covering advisory consistent with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s updated guidance, and will not require the use of face masks in Cambridge. However, residents are encouraged to follow the Massachusetts and CDC recommendations for vaccinated and unvaccinated people, and businesses are reminded that they may continue to require the use of face masks inside their establishments if they wish.

Questions About Wearing Your Mask Indoors?

  • If you are NOT fully vaccinated, please continue to mask up to protect yourself and others.
  • If you are fully vaccinated, masks are optional.
  • If your mask makes you feel more comfortable, wear it!

Remember:

The Massachusetts Dept. of Public Health and the CDC advises all unvaccinated residents to continue to wear face coverings indoors and outdoors when they can’t socially distance.

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Libraries

The Cambridge Public Library began to reopen branch libraries to patrons the week of June 14.

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Resources for People with Disabilities

People with disabilities (PwD) and/or certain ongoing health problems, especially people who have problems with their lungs or with fighting off illness, are at a higher risk of getting very sick if they get COVID-19.The Cambridge Commission for Persons with Disabilities (CCPD) has put together this list of resources to help you get your basic needs met during this public health crisis.

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