A message from STONEHAM PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT
Good Aftrenoon, this is John Macero, Superintendent of Stoneham Public Schools with an important update. Things are moving at rapid speed. We are all working daily on how best to roll out our educational plans. We appreciate your patience and feedback given to us. These are difficult and stressful times for all. Rest assured we are working daily to create the best tool moving forward.
School Closure Extended:
The Governor of Massachusetts has extended the closure of all schools till May 4th.
Family Tech Survey
Please help us to assess the needs of our school community as we progress through our current, unprecedented learning environment. Your responses to this survey will help to guide our future plans.
To those families who do not have Internet access, please contact your school principal and provide them with your child's name, grade, and parent/guardian contact information. If you cant connect with the Principal then connect with me at email@example.com
Notice to Community
All town athletic fields and the outdoor track remain OPEN at this time for INDIVIDUAL and FAMILY use only. All social events, youth organizations, or group activities will remain postponed until April 8th. We continue to encourage community members to utilize these facilities in a safe and positive manner. All community members are to remain diligent in social distancing of 6 feet between users at all times when utilizing the athletic facilities. No group gatherings of any kind will be permitted. Town officials reserve the right to close any athletic/recreational facilities or ask users to leave a facility if proper safety precaution guidelines are not being followed.
All playgrounds, athletic courts and play structures will remain CLOSED for public use until further notice.
Board of Health Press Release - 3/25/2020
A second report of a positive case of COVID-19 has been received by the Stoneham Board of Health. The reported party has been in self-isolation since 3/12 while awaiting testing to become available. The reported party has since recovered and is currently remaining in self-isolation until identified for release via CDC guidelines. All primary contacts in quarantine with reported party have not become symptomatic at this time. All contacts with this case will be monitored daily.
On Saturday, March 28, 2020 AFC Urgent Care in Stoneham, MA (located at 16 Main Street in Stoneham) will hold a COVID-19 drive through testing clinic from 9am to 5pm for members and residents of Stoneham and the surrounding communities who qualify for the novel coronavirus testing.
In order to qualify for testing, patients will need to be pre-screened by an AFC provider on Thursday, March 26th or Friday, March 27th via a telemedicine urgent care visit. Upon completion of the telehealth screening and determination of qualification for testing, AFC Urgent Care will send a personalized doctor’s order to that specific patient in order to be tested on Saturday, March 28th. PLEASE NOTE: If a prospective patient does not bring an AFC doctor’s note to the drive through testing clinic, that patient will not be eligible for testing on Saturday, March 28th.
If interested in a screening and to be eligible for an AFC Urgent Care doctors note in order to be tested for the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) on Saturday, March 28th in Stoneham, please call AFC Urgent Care between 8am and 8pm on Thursday, March 26th or Friday, March 27th at 781.430.8161.