Mattress Recycling Program

Effective November 1st, 2022, mattresses are no longer eligible for waste disposal in the state of Massachusetts. Please see here for information on how to dispose of a mattress or box spring in the City of Revere.

Coronavirus/COVID-19

The City of Revere is closely monitoring the COVID-19 outbreak in Massachusetts and taking proactive steps to support containment efforts and prepare for further spread of the disease. Regular updates will be shared here and via social media.
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Revere Covid-19 Case Information

Data From 11/20-11/26
Monday November 28th Update
Note: Case and positivity rates are only for tracked PCR tests,
and do not include data from home rapid tests.  
Total Confirmed + Probable to Date    New Confirmed + Probable Cases   Daily Average   14 Day Pos Rate   Total Deceased

25,524

 

44

 

6.1

 

5.25%

 

196

Vaccination Data Page

Data Story

As of July 1st, 2022 the Public Health Department is transitioning from daily COVID-19 reports to weekly reports. All daily data since March 2020 has been converted to show counts for each week.

7/18/22 Important Data Notice: In the conversion of daily COVID-19 reports into weekly reports, the 'Total' number of cases has been separated into 'Confirmed Cases' and 'Probable Cases'. Confirmed cases represent results from positive PCR tests.  Probable cases represent results from positive rapid antigen tests that are used at certain testing sites. The reason for this change is because the Probable case numbers are subject to change depending on if a person proceeds to get a confirmatory PCR test within 48 hours of their initial antigen test. If you have any questions related to the data please contact the Board of Health. 

7/19/22 Important Data Notice: Confirmed Cases and Probable Cases have been recombined as an adjustment to our new reporting system. On a monthly basis a new report will be pulled to re-evaluate and confirm our numbers. We greatly appreciate your patience as we transition into weekly reporting. 

NEW As of July 6th, 2022 

Check our the City of Revere's new COVID-19 Story Dashboard. Click through the arrows below to navigate the city's data. 

Testing Sites

 

Revere High School Testing Site

CLOSED PERMANENTLY AS OF OCTOBER 2ND

American legion building - beacon testing *New location*

By Appointment Only

The Beacon Testing COVID testing option has a NEW location at 249 Broadway in the American Legion Building! They will no longer be at Suffolk Downs. Appointments are still required at www.beacontesting.com and free parking will be reserved for those with appointments on Hyde Street.
 
Hours are:
    • Monday, Wednesday, Friday: 8:00am -3:00pm
    • Tuesday and Thursday: 12:00pm- 7:00pm
    • Monday, Wednesday, and Friday: 8:00am -3:00pm

Additional Testing Option

East Boston Health Center. Call 617-568-4500 and follow prompts to register for testing.  The location is at 79 Paris Street.  

Testing Positive for COVID-19

So you tested positive for COVID-19, what now?

1. Call your doctor!

2. Start isolating.


    • Please isolate in your home for at least 5 full days from either your symptom start date or the date of your positive test.
    • If you're still feeling sick, DO NOT LEAVE ISOLATION AFTER DAY FIVE. Stay at home.
    • Your symptoms must be gone for 24 hours or more to be cleared from isolation.
    • If possible, start isolating from people in your home: stay in a separate room, if possible use a different bathroom from the rest of your household or clean the bathroom well after each use. Wear a mask if you are around other family members, and don’t prepare meals with your family if possible.

3. Call your close contacts!

    • Call anyone who you were in close contact with for the two days before your positive test or two days before you started developing symptoms. Let them know that they potentially have been exposed to COVID and need to take appropriate steps.
    • Your close contacts may also need to quarantine and should get tested about 3-5 days after exposure. Learn more about where to get tested in Revere here.

4. Call 3-1-1 (781-286-8311) if you are a Revere resident in need of food or supplies in order to complete your isolation.

5. If you took an at-home COVID-19 rapid test and got a positive result, please assume you are positive and follow the instructions above.

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Food Assistance

Food Resources 

    • Cambridge Health Alliance’s Monthly Mobile Market
      • The Cambridge Health Alliance hosts a once-a-month event. Located at the Revere Care Center on 454 Broadway (back parking lot) and will take place 10:30 AM–11:30 AM each Saturday that it’s held. Open to all for free fresh fruits and vegetables. For more information, please visit https://www.challiance.org/community-health/cha-revere-mobile-market
  • Project Bread
    • Hotline Hours: Monday-Friday: 8am – 7pm. Saturday: 10am – 2pm.
    • Project Bread counselors can assist callers with SNAP (information, eligibility screening, and over-the-phone application assistance), finding free meals for kids and school meal sites, summer meal sites, P-EBT, local food pantries and meal programs, and more.
    • Project Bread counselors can assist callers in 180 languages.
    • Project Bread’s FoodSource Hotline is toll-free and confidential, at 1-800-645-8333 and TTY 1-800-377-1292. Visit www.projectbread.org to learn more.
  • Food for Free produce boxes
    • At 200 Winthrop Ave. on Thursdays from 3-6pm or until supplies last. Revere residency is required; income eligible households only. You will be asked to complete an online form at the site.
  • Weekly Food Pantry
    • The First Congregational Church’s Food Pantry temporarily at 200 Winthrop Ave. is open every Wednesday night, 6:15-8:00 PM. This weekly food pantry is free and open to all, no residency requirements. Drive-ups encouraged but walk-ups welcomed. Residents will receive a bag of non-perishable food items to last their household 5-7 days. The pantry often also gives out a bag of perishable items as well as supplies last. Please do not arrive early.
  • Revere Public Schools.  Check the RPS website or on Facebook at RPS Dining Services for updates.
  • Veterans Food Pantry. First Wednesday of the month from 10:00am-12:30pm at American Legion at 249 Broadway in Revere. Available for Revere Veterans ONLY. Contact the Veterans’ Affairs Director to learn more.

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Contact Information
Lauren Buck
Director, Department of Public Health

781-485-8486
Dr. Nathalee Kong
Chief of Health and Human Services
781-485-8486
Paula Sepulveda
Administrative Assistant
781-485-8486
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