City of Revere Response to COVID-19: June 12, 2020 Update
June 12, 2020
City Launches Mobile COVID-19 Testing
Shop Local Website now available with Interactive Map
June 12, 2020 – The City of Revere’s Emergency Response Team continues to monitor impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic and develop policies and procedures to maintain public health and safety for all in Revere. As of June 12, the Revere Board of Health has been notified by the Massachusetts Department of Public Health of 1,749 positive and probable cases of COVID-19 in the City of Revere. The City has a 7-day case average of 6.4.
The City of Revere today launched a mobile Covid-19 testing program for veterans and senior housing facilities through a partnership with Cambridge Health Alliance and Cataldo Ambulance. Testing will be available on-site to all residents who would like to be tested, and visits will be coordinated in collaboration with individual management entities. Mobile testing will be a critical element of the City's ongoing efforts to contain the spread of Covid-19 among its most vulnerable populations, proactively identify and isolate asymptomatic individuals and monitor trends.
The City's Economic Development Team today launched a website encouraging residents to shop local - https://shoplocal.revere.org. With an interactive map of the City, residents can see all the open local businesses in their area and filter the map to their needs. This interactive map shows which businesses are open, which restaurants have outdoor dining options, delivery options, and more. If your small business is open with restrictions due to Covid-19, please fill out this form to ensure representation on the website.