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Posted on: April 23, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Board of Health Coronavirus Update - April 23, 2020

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It is with great sadness that Mayor Kokoros reports 14 new deaths in Braintree due to COVID-19. Our thoughts and prayers go out to their families , as well as to all who are suffering from the effects of this pandemic. 

April 23, 2020

New Cases: 44

Total Cases: 504

Total Deaths: 46

Please be mindful of the following steps you can take to help prevent the transmission of any respiratory infection, including COVID-19:

  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds.
  • Avoid touching your face, eyes or mouth.
  • Frequently clean commonly touched surfaces, including electronics, door knobs and countertops.
  • Avoid sharing food utensils, containers and other personal items.
  • Practice “social distancing” by maintaining a distance of 6 feet from others.
  • Stay home from work if you are sick.
  • Practice proper cough etiquette. Cover your mouth or nose with a tissue when coughing or sneezing, throw the tissue away and wash or sanitize your hands. If a tissue isn’t available, cough or sneeze into your elbow/upper sleeve.

Please direct any inquiries to Jean McGinty, Public Health Nurse at 781-794-8094 or Marybeth McGrath, Director of Health at 781-794-8095.

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