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COVID-19 in Boston

Stay up to date on the latest data and recommendations related to the COVID-19 pandemic. Find answers to common questions and connect with resources at COVID-19: Know the Facts, Find the Truth.

This COVID-19 dashboard page will be archived on January 2nd, 2024. 

When and How to Mask

Wearing a well-fitting mask minimizes your likelihood of contracting and spreading the virus. BPHC strongly recommends wearing a mask: 

  • When you are indoors, including when using public transportation, in government buildings, and in crowded outdoor venues. 
  • If you are at higher risk for severe illness, such as people who are not fully vaccinated, seniors, and those who are immunocompromised.  
  • If you are around those who may be at high risk for severe COVID-19, especially if you may have been exposed to COVID-19 recently. 

Choose a mask that fits snugly against your nose and chin with no large gaps around the sides of the face. Due to the more transmissible omicron variant, consider wearing a disposable surgical mask, or if you will be in close contact with the public, a KN95 mask.

Follow BPHC’s guide on how to put on a mask.

You can also learn how to safely put on and remove gloves.

COVID-19 Treatment Options

If you test positive for COVID-19, early treatments that prevent severe illness and hospitalization may be an option for you. Options include: 

BPHC advises that individuals who want to exit isolation before day 11 should be asymptomatic and fever-free for 24 hours and have a negative COVID-19 antigen test result. They should also continue to use a mask while indoors around others until day 11 after their first COVID-19 positive test.

Educational Materials

Educational Materials
Staying safe for the holidays
Maternal & Child health
Cómo mantener la salud en las fiestas
Salud maternal e infantil
Rete An Sante Jou Fèt yo
Enfòmasyon sou Vaksen pou Oumenm ak Pitit ou a
البقاء بصحة جیدة العطلات العطلات من أجل
حقائق اللقاح لك ولطفلك
أوقف الانتشار
Mantendu Saudável Duranti Feriadus
Fatus sobri Vasina pa Bo y Bu Fidju
节⽇季健 康保护
您和孩子应该知 道的疫苗知识
Rester en bonne santé vacances
Faits sur les vaccins pour vous et votre enfant
صحتمند صحتمند کور کې د رخصتیو لپاره پھ
ستاسو او ستاسو ماشوم لپاره د واکسین حقایق
د خپریدو مخھ ونیسئ
Cuide da saúde festas
Dados sobre as vacinas para você e oseu bebê
Встречайте праздники здоровыми
Факты о вакцинации для Вас и Вашего ребенка
Ku joogida Caafimaad qab fasaxyada
Xaqiiqooyinka Talaalka ee Adiga iyo Cunugaaga
Giữ Gìn Sức Khỏe để Đón Các Ngày Lễ
Thông Tin Về Vắc Xin dành cho Bạn và Con Bạn

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