Provincetown, Truro, Wellfleet COVID-19 weekly update, from February 17th
Provincetown, Truro, Wellfleet COVID-19 weekly update, from February 17th

Provincetown, Truro, Wellfleet COVID-19 weekly update, from February 17th

Local COVID testing capabilities

Outer Cape Health Services in Provincetown, Wellfleet and Harwich Port offer vaccines and tests. Call 508-905-2888 to receive a vaccine or test. Info: https://www.outercape.org/services/covid-information/

A weekly “Stop The Spread” test site in Provincetown is open Thursdays through March at City Hall at 260 Commercial St. Personal PCR tests are available from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. No agreement is required. No residency requirement. Info: http://www.provincetown-ma.gov/CivicAlerts.aspx?AID=1200

The CVS pharmacy offers vaccines, boosters, home test tests, according to the company’s website. Info: https://www.cvs.com/

Home self-test kits are free to Outer Cape Health Services patients at regular scheduled appointments. Some local stores may have quick self-test kits for sale. Check out municipal websites and health departments along with local service agencies in Provincetown, Truro and Wellfleet for opportunities to get free quick self-test kits due to mass purchases from the cities and Outer Cape Health Services.

Barnstable County also maintains a calendar of testing and vaccination opportunities across Cape Cod at https://www.barnstablecountyhealth.org/

Visit the United States Postal Service website to order free home test kits: https://special.usps.com/testkits

Provincetown COVID cases

From January 30 to February 12, the test positivity rate for Provincetown dropped to 1.32% according to the state Department of Public Health database. The number of positive cases in that time frame dropped to less than five.

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