2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Colorful digital representation of a 2019 novel coronavirus molecule Opens in new windowThe current coronavirus outbreak is a constantly evolving situation.  Please find more information below.

Follow these links for general information from the Town of Sandwich, the Massachusetts DPH, WHO, CDC, & Joanne Geake, PHRN.

Town of Sandwich COVID-19 Status Updates
Barnstable County Health Department Testing & Vaccine Clinics
Massachusetts Department of Public Health (MADPH) COVID-19
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) COVID-19
World Health Organization (WHO) COVID-19
Sandwich Public Health Nursing Blog Updates COVID-19

For testing information, visit the Mass.gov testing website at Mass.gov/GetTested.

For quarantine and isolation information, visit the Mass.gov website at Mass.gov Isolation and Quarantine Info.

For vaccine information, visit the Mass.gov vaccine website at Mass.gov/covid-19-vaccine.

To find a vaccination site near you, please visit the Mass.gov vaccine finder site at VaxFinder.mass.gov.

To obtain a record of your COVID vaccine, visit My Vax Record.

If you test positive for COVID, you may be eligible for the treatment Paxlovid, an oral medication.  Visit Mass.gov for more information about scheduling a Free telehealth visit with a clinician who can assist you with obtaining Paxlovid if it is the right treatment for you.

Follow these links to resources for emotional support during the COVID outbreak.
Mass 211 Call 2 Talk offers confidential mental health/emotional support, as well as suicide prevention services available 24/7.
Barnstable County Human Services links to a list detailing a wide range of emergency services available to Cape Cod residents.

Below is information directly from the US CDC regarding the novel coronavirus pandemic, called SARS-CoV-2, which can cause COVID-19 infection.