COVID-19 VaccineAs of October 31, 80.9% of the eligible population (5 and over) is fully vaccinated. 50.9% is the percentage of the eligible population with a booster.
COVID-19 Weekly Report
- New confirmed cases from 10/29 to 11/4: 32
- Total confirmed cases since the beginning of the pandemic: 16,843
- COVID-19 related deaths since the beginning of the pandemic: 223
COVID-19 Wastewater Testing Monthly Report
People infected with COVID-19 can shed the virus in their feces, even if they don’t have symptoms. Since the summer of 2020, testing of wastewater streams within the city has been performed to identify the COVID-19 presence in the community, allowing city officials and residents to make informed decisions about COVID-19.As of November 7, COVID-19 levels present in the wastewater are high. This usually means that many people around you in Chelsea may have COVID-19.
What could you do to protect yourself?
- Stay up to date with your COVID-19 vaccine. Vaccines are available for ages 6 month and up at the Chelsea Senior Center, every Saturday & Sunday 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
- Wear a high quality mask indoors. Free masks are available at Chelsea City Hall.
- If you have COVID symptoms, get tested for COVID-19. Free At Home COVID Test Kits are available at Chelsea City Hall.
- If you tested positive for COVID-19, Free COVID-19 medication is available. Call 781-338-0280 (Cambridge Health Alliance)