Coronavirus Information

Natick Health Department Coronavirus Information

Please note the changes in the COVID-19 vaccination program as previously communicated:

As of February 17, 2021, we were informed by Massachusetts State Officials that most local health departments, including Natick, will no longer receive any state supplied COVID-19 vaccine for first dose clinics until further notice.

We have been informed by the Massachusetts Department of Public Health that we will receive sufficient vaccine in order to administer second doses only to those that have received their first dose from the Natick Board of Health.

On a positive note:  The state continues to provide additional vaccination sites, including participating local pharmacies and the Natick Mall Mass Vaccination Site opening on February 22nd. For information on vaccination eligibility, clinic locations or to schedule an appointment please check the COVID-19 vaccine links below.

If you would like to find additional options for vaccine clinics in Massachusetts please visit:

https://vaxfinder.mass.gov/


Individuals without internet access or who are unable to schedule their appointment online can call

toll free to either 2-1-1 or 877-211-6277 for assistance. This scheduling hotline is available 24/7 and supports multiple languages.

Vaccination Eligibility Phases and Priorities Link:  When Can I get the COVID-19 Vaccine?  (updated every Tues and Thurs by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts at 5:00 pm)                                    

For general questions ? regarding the COVID-19 vaccine:        

      By Email: Address for questions to the State:  Covid-19-vaccine-plan-ma@mass.gov

      By Phone: The State is also available for COVID-19 calls: Dial 211 24 hours/day, 7 days/week. 

      All calls are free and confidential. Available in multiple languages.


To Get Notified if the Natick Board of Health opens a clinic: 

The Town of Natick has a "Notify Me" list for Natick residents who want to be notified if registration opens for COVID-19 Vaccine Clinics offered by the Town of Natick Board of Health.  Subscribe to be notified by email and/or text message for all updates.  To register go here:  CIVIC ALERTS COVID -19 VACCINE

These clinics are for Natick Residents only.


Please Note: “Notify Me” is NOT the Natick's Smart911 System that broadcasts weekly COVID-19 updates or other town emergency alerts. If you would like to register for Smart911 here: NATICK SMART 911


As always, please do not hesitate to call the Natick Health Department at 508-647-6460

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VACCINE SCHEDULING RESOURCE LINE 211 (1)


Please Note: The reverse 911 COVID-19 update call from Sunday January 3rd, 2021 inadvertently had a misstated line regarding the new variant strain of the virus.

The line stating “the symptoms caused by this variant do not appear to be severe” should have read:      “ the symptoms caused by this variant do not appear to be MORE OR LESS severe than the COVID-19 virus”

We will continue to present only science based information and guidance from our expert leaders in this field and the CDC. We apologize for any confusion this may have presented.

Coronavirus Questions? Call 2-1-1

This website contains important links and information provided by the Town of Natick, Natick Health Department and Natick Public Schools, as well as, other local and state COVID-19 information.


WE WILL ALL GET THROUGH THIS TOGETHER!   

Please click on the tabs below for information on Town services and Individual departments.  This includes links to Local and State coronavirus updates.

  1. Cases
  2. COVID-19 Vaccine Information
  3. Testing Locations
  4. Natick Updates
  5. Town Services
  6. Travel
  7. State Updates
  8. COVID-19 Tips
  9. Natick Public Schools
  10. Info. for Businesses
  11. Resources

COVID -19 WEBSITE UPDATES  February 18th

For MA COVID-19 Daily Dashboard and full Community Level data, click here.

For archived Natick COVID-19 cases numbers, click here.

Board of Health (BOH) School Metrics
These are new weekly school metrics that were adopted by the BOH at the 1/11/21 Board Meeting. The metrics are for the week ending 2/17/21.

Average Daily New Cases in Natick per 100k / 14 days
(Source: Weekly COVID-19 public health data report. State rate used for comparison purposes only)

  • Threshold/Benchmark: 10 cases or less
  • Natick Current Rate: 20.0 - lower
  • State Current Rate: 30.0 - lower

Positivity Percent Rate of PCR Tests in Natick for Last 14 Days
(Source: Daily state dashboard & weekly COVID-19 public health report. State rate used for comparison only. )

  • Threshold/Benchmark: 5% or Lower
  • Natick Current Rate: 2.14% -Lower
  • State Current Rate: 2.70% - Lower

Average Daily Prevalence Rate in Natick for 7 Days
(Measures the number of present cases during a specified time in relation to the population of Natick.)

  • Threshold/Benchmark: Rate 5 or less
  • Natick Current Rate: 1.76 - lower
  • Highest Rate - 2/11/21 - 2.13
  • Lowest Rate - 2/17/21 - 1.49

School-Based Transmission

  • Threshold/Benchmark: No Evidence of School-Based Transmission as listed below
  • Natick Current Status: No confirmed school-based transmission
    Student Absentee Rates above 10%
    Staff Absentee Rates: Ability to Staff Schools
  • Natick High School Absentee Rate: N/A
  • All School Absentee Rate: N/A
  • (** School Vacation Week No Data Reported)

Natick Color Coded Risk Rating
(State Weekly Public Health Data Report.)

  • Threshold/Benchmark: Natick Coded in Red as a High Risk Community for 3 Consecutive Weeks
  • Natick Current Classification: YELLOW

Natick COVID-19 Case Charts

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