May 29th-COVID-19-Update

POSTED ON: MAY 29, 2020 - 6:22PM
 

COVID-19 TESTING SITE in Randolph now OPEN to anyone living or working in Randolph!

Call (781) 607-4355 to learn how to get tested.  Help us stop the spread of the disease.

The testing site, located at 32 South Main Street (across from Randolph Town Hall), is open for Randolph residents and those who work in Randolph. Testing is by appointment only; however, a limited number of walk in patients may be seen.   Up to one hundred fifty people, (150) may be tested per day.  The testing site will be open Monday 10:00 AM to 7:00 PM, Tuesday through Friday 10:00 AM until 4:00 PM and Saturday 9:00 AM to 12:00 Noon.  All Randolph residents, visitors and workers are welcome, regardless of their health insurance or immigration status.

You are especially encouraged to contact the testing site if you have one of more of the following symptoms: a fever of 100.4 °F or higher, cough, nausea, vomiting, sore throat, shortness of breath, unusual fatigue, chills, body aches, diarrhea, abdominal pain and/or loss of smell or taste.  You do not need to have symptoms, (asymptomatic) to be tested.  Call (781) 607-4355 to make an appointment.

Services are available in English, Haitian Creole and Vietnamese. Patients arriving by car who have an appointment must stay in their cars. If a patient does not have a mask or face covering, one will be provided to wear for the full duration of the test.  Patients who do not arrive by car can simply walk up to the registration tent.

If you have any questions concerning this matter, please contact this office at (781) 961-0924 or [email protected].   

ACTIVE COVID-19 CASE UPDATE:  As of May 29, 2020, MDPH has reported 95,512 confirmed cases of Covid-19 in Massachusetts up from 94,895 confirmed cases yesterday. There are 7,959 confirmed cases in Norfolk County up from 7,919 cases.  MDPH has reported the following figures for the Town of Randolph:  New Cases Today: 4. Total Active Cases: 365. Total Recovered: 441. Total Deaths: 51. (A resident of Care-One, 74 y/o male with chronic health issues and Covid-19).

TURNER FREE LIBRARY CURBSIDE PICKUP: Turner Free Library patrons can begin placing holds on items starting TUESDAY, May 26th.   You can start to pick-up items starting May 28th!   Call for more info:  781-961-0932 & www.turnerfreelibrary.org

All procedures have been carefully evaluated and the library has worked with the Randolph Public Health Department to ensure the safety of staff and residents. Patrons must wait in their car in the parking lot (or along the sidewalk at a distance) until a space at the walk-up counter opens up.

Patrons must wear a face covering and follow all instructions & posted signage indicating physical distancing.

Thank you for your patience as we slowly and safely re-open Randolph collections to our wonderful community! We will also be offering remote printing for emergency documents at the front door (i.e. you can send a document from your device outside to our printer inside)- instructions will be posted at the door! Returned items are still being accepted via our book drop box only. Returned items are being quarantined and we will not accept them at the pickup windows.