Boston Public Health

Boston Public Health


Tweeting from inside BPHC. Sharing the latest news as we work to build a healthy Boston. Tweets from ED Monica Valdes Lupi signed MVL. Instagram: @healthyboston

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Help slow the spread of #COVID19  during reopening: • Wear a face covering in public. We know it isn't comfortable when it is hot outside. If it causes overheating or trouble breathing, find a space 6 feet away from others and remove it. • Avoid crowds • Wash hands often

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It is critical everyone still wear a face covering in public. Many with #COVID19  don’t have symptoms but could spread it, so that face covering is critical to protect yourself and to protect others. Learn how to make one with these multilingual videos

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Boston #COVID19  numbers on July 3, 2020 13,514 confirmed cases 9,484 recovered 711 deaths

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It is hard to stay inside during summer. If you're heading out, protect yourself from #COVID19 : •Avoid crowded areas •Stay 6 ft. away from others •Wear a face covering •Wash your hands often •Disinfect frequently touched surfaces •Stay home if you are sick

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If violence happens in our neighborhood, it affects each of us differently. You can get free and private support 24/7 by calling the Neighborhood Trauma Team. That number is 617-431-0125. @LDBpeaceInst  @WeSayItsNotOkay 

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We know it is a holiday weekend but remember group gatherings, large crowds increase your risk of getting #COVID19 . To protect yourself: •Wash hands with soap and water •Disinfect frequently touched surfaces •Wear a face covering in public •Stay 6 feet apart from others

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Swim safely this summer: • Always watch children near any body of water • Swim where lifeguards are present • Make sure children wear a US Coast Guard approved life jacket when boating, water skiing, fishing or swimming. Read more safety tips here:

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We have declared a public health emergency in the @CityOf Boston. We are at a time when we need to activate every resource we have at our disposal to protect the health & wellbeing of all Boston residents. Read today’s declaration:

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It is critical everyone still wear a face covering as the State & City reopen. Many with #COVID19  don’t have symptoms but could spread it, so that face covering is critical to protect yourself & others. Learn how to make one with these multilingual videos

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If you attended a protest or demonstration, you may have been exposed to #COVID19 . We recommend you get tested, even if you do not have symptoms. A testing site will be open in Roxbury tomorrow 6/10 and Thursday 6/11. It is free and confidential. FMI:

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Boston, we cannot let up now. Stay home, except for food, medicine, gas. Do not gather in groups. Wear a face covering when you go outside & stay 6 feet away from others. We NEED everyone to keep practicing social distancing. Together we will get to the other side of this crisis.

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If you’re taking part in tonight's demonstrations, we encourage you to take precautions to keep yourself safe and to avoid infecting your loved ones when you go home by wearing a face covering, avoiding contact with others and washing your hands.

If you’re going to be outside today, don’t gather in groups, keep 6 feet apart from others and wear a face covering. Many with #COVID19  don’t have symptoms but could spread it, so that face covering is critical. Learn how to make one with these videos:

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When you go out, wear a face covering. It isn’t just about protecting yourself. It is about protecting others. We know many people with #COVID19  don’t have symptoms but could still spread it. So when you leave your house for food, medicine or gas, wear a face covering.

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#Stayhome as much as possible. If you need to go out for essential errands (grocery store, pharmacy, gas): -Wear a face covering -Put 6 feet between you and others -Don’t gather in groups -Wash your hands often and try not to touch your face with unwashed hands

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