Cape Cod COVID-19 Information

This page contains all the information you need to know about the Coronavirus on Cape Cod and the Islands. Whether there are new testing sites, case numbers or vaccine information, you can find it below for locations across the Cape and Islands.

Those looking to get vaccinated through either a state-run mass vaccination site or Barnstable County-run clinic must register through the state’s pre-registration system, found here.

The vaccine is free for all residents age 16 and older, with or without health insurance. 

The state’s COVID-19 Vaccine Scheduling Resource Line for adults 75 and older that can be accessed by dialing 2-1-1, Monday-Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. 

Click for respective town information:

Barnstable County Covid-19 Help Line:
774-330-3001
Open 8am – 4:30pm Monday to Friday

The www.maimmunizations.org search site can be used to find vaccination sites with open appointments. Barnstable County-run clinics have transitioned to making appointments through the state’s preregistration system, and will no longer utilize the clinic search site.

Sign up for the Barnstable County Department of Health and Environment’s email list to receive messages on upcoming COVID-19 vaccination clinics and other health and safety information:

Barnstable County COVID-19 Vaccine Information

Massachusetts COVID-19 Vaccine Information
For more on Cape Cod COVID-19 Info, click here.

Map Legend:

  • Red star: Mass Vaccination Sites (high volume, large venue sites)
  • Green star: General Vaccination Sites (healthcare locations)
  • Blue star: General Vaccination Sites (pharmacy/grocery locations)
  • Yellow star: Local Vaccination Sites (open to select cities/towns)

The Latest on COVID-19

  • U.S. Unemployment Claims Drop to 473,000, a New Pandemic Low May 15, 2021 - WASHINGTON (AP) – The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits fell last week to 473,000, a new pandemic low and the latest evidence that fewer employers are cutting jobs as consumers ramp up spending and more businesses reopen. Applications declined 34,000 from a revised 507,000 a week earlier. The number of weekly jobless claims–a rough […]
  • New Cape Cod Chamber of Commerce CEO to Focus On Post-COVID Recovery May 14, 2021 - HYANNIS – Cape Cod Chamber of Commerce CEO Wendy Northcross will retire in the summer, but she said the organization will be in good hands. Northcross will retire on June 30 after leading the chamber for 24 years and will be succeeded by Paul Niedzwiecki, former executive director of the Cape Cod Commission. “I’ve known […]
  • State Teachers Union Calls for Full Fall Reopening May 14, 2021 - BOSTON – The American Federation of Teachers Massachusetts has called for a full reopening of the state’s schools this fall. In a statement, President Beth Kontos said on behalf of the 23,000 member union that there’s “a clear pathway” to a full reopening of Massachusetts schools come September, as coronavirus vaccination progress in the state […]
  • Registration is Open for Dennis Pop-Up Vaccine Clinics May 14, 2021 - DENNIS – Pop-up coronavirus vaccine clinics will be held in Dennis later in May, and registration for the clinics is now open. Hosted at Mid-Cape Home Centers’ site along Route 134, Johnson & Johnson’s single-dose vaccine will be offered to those who register ahead of time. Clinics organized by police, fire, and health officials in […]
  • With Rising Vaccination Rates, Cape Gears Up for Safe and Busy Summer May 14, 2021 - HYANNIS – At its weekly meeting, the Cape Cod COVID-19 Response Task Force outlined safety expectations for the upcoming summer season as well as vaccine equity across the region.  Cape and Islands State Senator and public information officer for the task force, Julian Cyr, said that new case numbers are declining and vaccination rates continue […]
  • Weekly COVID-19 update 5/13/21 May 13, 2021 - CAPE COD – Latest state data: The Massachuestts death toll from COVID-19 has risen to 17,366 people. There were 112 new cases of COVID-19 in Barnstable County in the past week compared to 148 cases the previous week. A total of 13,904 cases of COVID-19 have been reported in Barnstable County since the pandemic began. […]
  • CDC: Fully Vaccinated People Can Largely Ditch Masks Indoors May 13, 2021 - WASHINGTON (AP) — The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is easing indoor mask-wearing guidance for fully vaccinated people, allowing them to safely stop wearing masks outdoors in crowds and inside in most places. The new guidance is a major step toward returning to pre-pandemic life. It still calls for wearing masks in crowded indoor […]
  • Baker Announces Employer Vaccination Program May 13, 2021 - HYANNIS – Governor Charlie Baker announced a new employer vaccination program to help get more residents vaccinated, as well as state efforts to get those aged 12-15 shots also.  Employers will have two main options for their employees: group appointments at mass vaccination sites and mobile, on-site clinics.  Baker said that the mass vaccination option […]
  • Cape Cinema Prepares to Reopen May 13, 2021 - DENNIS – The Cape Cinema is preparing to reopen their doors to the public on May 21 with capacity limits in place. Changes have been made since it was last open, as improved signage, Wi-Fi, and décor have been added throughout the site. The cinema will also be implementing health and safety procedures; employees, for […]
  • Biden Praises Baker and State’s Vaccination Approach May 12, 2021 -   HYANNIS – President Biden held a recent virtual meeting where he and a bipartisan assortment of governors discussed differing approaches to the COVID-19 pandemic and vaccinating the public. During the meeting, President Biden acknowledged the impressive speed and process in Massachusetts’ vaccination process, congratulating Governor Charlie Baker on the accomplishment. Baker cited a number […]
  • Pfizer COVID-19 Shot Expanded to US Children As Young As 12 May 11, 2021 - WASHINGTON (AP) – The U.S. is expanding use of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine to children as young as 12. The Food and Drug Administration announced Monday that the shot is safe and offers strong protection for younger teens based on testing of more than 2,000 U.S. volunteers. Shots could begin soon once a federal vaccine panel […]
  • State on Track for 4 Million Vaccinated by June May 11, 2021 - HYANNIS – With COVID-related hospitalizations, new daily case numbers, and deaths on the decline, Governor Charlie Baker said that the state’s vaccination goals are on track.  “All of these metrics have dropped dramatically since the beginning of the new year. Down by about 80 percent overall,” said Baker.  Over 2.9 million residents in the Commonwealth […]
  • Massachusetts Moves Into Next Reopening Phase May 10, 2021 - HYANNIS – As public health metrics continue to trend in the positive direction, the state will reopen certain outdoor Phase 4, Step 2 industries as part of the Commonwealth’s reopening plan on Monday. Large venues such as indoor and outdoor stadiums, arenas and ballparks will be allowed to increase capacity to 25 percent.  Amusement parks, […]
  • With COVID Vaccines Plentiful, Clinics Consider New Strategies May 10, 2021 - FALMOUTH – With COVID vaccine supply now plentiful, more and more clinics across the region are rethinking vaccination strategies and offering walk-in opportunities to help get shots in arms. The accessibility of the vaccine has created high vaccination rates across Cape Cod, including Falmouth where 67 percent of residents have received at least one dose […]
  • Hyannis Main Street to Feature Street Barriers Again May 10, 2021 - HYANNIS – Outdoor retail, dining, and walking space along Main Street in Hyannis will once again be expanded by physical barriers this summer. Amid the coronavirus pandemic, barriers were implemented last summer as a way to maintain social distancing guidelines while also catering to local businesses’ operations. Following a round of positive feedback from business […]


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