Waban Neighborhood Area Council

Mission Statement:

Addressing issues that impact the quality of life in Waban


Meetings are held the second Thursday of each month at he Waban Library Center


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TO REACH ALL WABAN AREA COUNCILORS, SEND E-MAIL TO: wabanareacouncil@newtonma.gov

Coronavirus update 2.4.2020

February 4, 2020 

Coronavirus Information for Newton Residents

February 4, 2020

The following is an update regarding novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV).

The risk of 2019-nCoV infection remains low for people in our area.

The Newton Health and Human Services Department continues to monitor the latest information from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Massachusetts Department of Public Health (MDPH). This public health concern is evolving. The public can expect that recommendations may change, and that Newton HHS will provide updates as needed.

New interim public health guidance from CDC has been released: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/php/risk-assessment.html This interim guidance is effective as of February 3, 2020, and does not apply retrospectively to people who have been in China during the previous 14 days and are already in the United States, or those being managed as part of a contact investigation.

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