Mobility survey, early voting this week, “Housing Lynn” event this Wednesday, & more | October 26, 2020

OCTOBER 26, 2020

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REMINDER: Early voting is available at Lynn City Hall until October 30th, including weekends! Visit the link above for more information

Barr Foundation get[t]here Mobility Survey

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The Barr Foundation is conducting a mobility survey for the City of Lynn. This survey will provide us with valuable information regarding transportation in Lynn.

How do you get around everyday? Do you drive a car, ride a bike, use a rideshare app, walk or use public transportation?

The Barr Foundation has put together the following “get[t]here Lynn” mobility survey for Lynners to share their experiences on how you travel to get to places that are most important to you and the projects that can make a difference in how you move through your community. The survey will be open until just before Thanksgiving.

The survey is available in English, Spanish and Khmer and can be found here: get [t]here: Lynn.


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Early voting this week at Lynn City Hall

From City Clerk/Election Chief Janet Rowe:  I wanted to share some information with you on the upcoming Election.  We still have one week left for “early voting”.  Please share with your family, friends and co-workers. The Mayor has allowed the front door to be open for voting only. Handicap voters can use the Johnson St entrance.
Citizens can safely come in and vote, and exit right back out the front entrance.  They will not be allowed to go anywhere else in the Hall.  Anyone who needs to do business will be directed to the Johnson Street entrance to “sign in”.   We are doing our own contract tracing for voters only.

Early voting will be held during our regular business hours.   Please help spread the word.  This week we had 3,240 who early voted! 

Be kind, be well, stay safe,

Janet L. Rowe 

Reminder: Filming downtown Tuesday-Thursday, parking restrictions in place

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“Housing Lynn” event this Wednesday

On Wednesday, October 28th, Housing Lynn will launch an online open house to get your input on draft plan recommendations. This digital survey tool will provide information on recommendations, including what housing needs these actions respond to and what goals they advance, and ask to what degree you support each action. The survey will be open through Sunday, November 8th. The survey is in English and Spanish.
Also on October 28th, the Housing Lynn team will host informal office hours from 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM for residents to hear a very brief overview of this survey followed by a Q&A. Spanish interpretation will be provided.
Register to attend the office hours here:
Check out the online open house starting 10/28 here:
The above information was provided by Mayor McGee’s Facebook page.

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From Mayor McGee’s office: The Lynn Public Health Department has confirmed that as of today, the number of active, confirmed positive COVID-19 cases is 484 with 40 new cases today. 4,892 Lynn residents have recovered and 122 have died. The total number of confirmed positive COVID-19 cases in Lynn since March 21, 2020, including those who have died and recovered, is 5,498. Please visit the City of Lynn COVID-19 Data Dashboard which is updated daily.

Stop the Spread Initiative Testing have been extended until December 31st

  • Fallon Ambulance offers testing at the following locations. Walk up Only:
    • Parking lot at Lynn English High School
      • Mon – Sat from 11:00am until 5:00pm

o    Parking Lot behind Fire Station at 725 Western Ave, off of Federal Street

  • Mon – Sat 12:00pm-6:00pm

o    Residents who have been tested for COVID-19 through Fallon Ambulance can call 617-765-0176 with any questions related to your COVID-19 test results.

  • Call Lynn Community Health Center (781)-581-3900 to make a COVID-19 test appointment at 9 Buffum Street location

Please visit for more information on how you can get a free COVID-19 test in the City of Lynn until December 31st.

We will continue to provide regular updates on COVID-19 through the City website (, social media, and the Smart 911 emergency notification system (sign up at

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