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.

The state has announced a new  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:
Open 8am – 4:30pm Monday to Friday

Vaccination appointments for those eligible can be found through 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:

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

  • Pandemic Brings Major Increase in Gift Card-Related Scams April 11, 2021 -   HYANNIS – Over the course of the COVID-19 pandemic, there has been a sharp increase in scams involving gift cards. Scammers convince their victims to go out and purchase a gift card and recite the numbers on the back of the purchased card. After the scammers have the number of the gift card, they […]
  • Veterans Invited to Special COVID Clinic April 9, 2021 - HYANNIS – A special COVID-19 vaccine clinic for veterans will be hosted at Cape Cod Community College on Saturday. The clinic will serve veterans who have VA Healthcare and spouses of veterans who bring their Save Lives form. Veterans without VA Healthcare who bring a copy of their DD214, photo ID, and filled out 10-10EZ […]
  • Officials Optimistic Cape Population Will be Vaccinated by Mid-Summer April 9, 2021 - HYANNIS – COVID-19 variants have been detected across the region, but thanks to continued vaccination efforts, the Cape Cod COVID Response Task Force is expecting a fully inoculated Cape population by the height of the summer season.  Seven Cape towns are designated as in the red category by the state health department, and three different […]
  • Weekly COVID-19 update 4/08/21 April 8, 2021 - CAPE COD – Latest state data: The Massachusetts state death toll from COVID-19 has surpassed 17 thousand people, rising to 17,022. There were 459 new cases in Barnstable County in the past week compared to 626 last week. 12,857 cases has been reported on Cape Cod since the pandemic began. 5 new deaths were reported […]
  • Orleans DPW Hosts COVID Vaccine Clinic April 8, 2021 - ORLEANS – Barnstable County will host a COVID-19 vaccine clinic that will open for registration beginning Friday, April 9 at 4 pm. The drive-through clinic will be hosted at the Orleans DPW on April 15 and will administer 1,000 doses of the Pfizer vaccine from 9 am to 3 pm.  Registration opens at 4 pm on […]
  • State Expands COVID Vaccine Preregistration System April 8, 2021 - HYANNIS – Governor Charlie Baker recently announced an expansion of the state’s COVID-19 vaccine preregistration system.  The system will include some regional collaboratives and add new features to allow for vaccination location selection during appointment booking. The system formerly only allowed for booking appointments with the state’s mass vaccination sites. The additional collaboratives are expected […]
  • Cape Cod 5 to Temporarily Close 3 Lobbies on Cape April 8, 2021 - CHATHAM – The Cape Cod Five Cents Savings Bank has announced that due to the presence of COVID-19 within the region, their lobbies in Chatham, Eastham, and Orleans will temporarily close starting Thursday, April 8. This comes after a number of their other lobbies were closed to the public for the same reason in late […]
  • Baker Gets Vaccine, Urges Continued COVID Safety Practices April 7, 2021 - HYANNIS – Governor Charlie Baker recently emphasized the importance of receiving the COVID-19 vaccine amid increasing case numbers. He made the announcement shortly after receiving his own first-shot of the Pfizer vaccine at the Hynes Convention Center through the state’s preregistration program. “You may experience some side effects from the vaccine, but as the nurse […]
  • Harwich Officials Continue to Urge Covid-19 Caution April 7, 2021 - HARWICH – Despite more residents receiving the COVID-19 vaccine, Harwich, much like many other Cape communities, is still in the red as far as number of cases is concerned. 665 positive cases have been recorded in Harwich since the pandemic began, and there are currently 56 active cases. Of the COVID tests done in the […]
  • Biden Moving Vaccine Eligibility Date to April 19 April 6, 2021 - WASHINGTON (AP) – President Joe Biden is set to announce that he’s shaving about two weeks off his May 1 deadline for states to make all adults eligible for coronavirus vaccines. A White House official says Biden will make the announcement later Tuesday. With states gradually expanding eligibility beyond such priority groups as seniors and […]
  • Sandwich Officials Stress Importance of COVID Testing, Vaccination April 6, 2021 - SANDWICH – Town of Sandwich officials are reminding residents of the importance of COVID-19 testing as vaccination efforts continue to ramp up amid an increase in cases in recent weeks. The added emphasis on testing for both residents and municipalities also comes during an uptick in P.1 Brazilian COVID variant cases in Barnstable County.  “To […]
  • Hyannis Memorial to Honor COVID Victims April 6, 2021 - HYANNIS – After her father died from COVID-19, one Cape Cod resident has set out to honor all victims of the disease in the region. After reaching out to Town of Barnstable officials who supported the memorial, Denise Harris is now in the process of purchasing 500 flags that are expected to be placed around […]
  • Cape Cod Leading in Brazilian COVID Variant Cases April 5, 2021 - HYANNIS – According to researchers from the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard, Cape Cod has the highest number of P.1 Brazilian variant cases of COVID-19 in the state, which currently leads the nation in total P.1 variant case counts. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Massachusetts has reported over 50 […]
  • State Updates Medical Conditions for COVID Vaccine Eligibility April 3, 2021 - HYANNIS – The state has reminded residents that those who are 55 years of age or older and those with one certain medical condition will become eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine beginning on Monday, April 5.  The state’s list of certain medical conditions eligible has also been updated to match the Centers for Disease Control […]
  • March Hiring Accelerated to 916K, Yet Many Jobs Remain Lost April 3, 2021 - WASHINGTON (AP) – America’s employers unleashed a burst of hiring in March, adding 916,000 jobs in a sign that a sustained recovery from the pandemic recession is taking hold as vaccinations accelerate, stimulus checks flow through the economy, and businesses increasingly reopen. The March increase–the most since August–was nearly double February’s gain of 468,000, the […]
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