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COVID-19 Testing on Cape Cod

Filed in Community Tips, COVID-19, Healthcare and Insurance 6/11/20 at 6:52 am     8203
MEMA COVID-19 Test Site Map and Locator
  • Please visit the COVID-19 Test Site Locator HERE>. The map shows the location of test sites and contact information.
  • In many cases, test sites require a pre-screening and referral from your Primary Care Physician before an appointment can be made. 
  • Please DO NOT go into any of these locations without an appointment. For all questions, please contact the test site directly.

COVID-19 Testing Q&A for Businesses with Dr. Kevin Mulroy of Cape Cod Healthcare

Watch a virtual Q&A session recorded on Wednesday, July 8, 2020 regarding testing and surveillance for COVID-19 as it relates to businesses opening.

Below find find detailed information on several COVID-19 testing locations on Cape Cod.

COVID-19 Testing Procedure at Cape Cod Healthcare

Instructions for Getting COVID-19 Testing

If you are experiencing symptoms of coronavirus, please follow the below process to be screened for testing. COVID-19 testing is available to all individuals on Cape Cod and the Islands with a physician’s order and appointment for testing at one of our drive-through testing sites, located on the campuses of:

  • Cape Cod Hospital (please note: mid-Cape testing location transitioned from Cape Cod Community College to Cape Cod Hospital on July 24, 2020)
  • Falmouth Hospital 

If you have a Cape Cod Healthcare primary care physician

  • Call your doctor, who will then screen you over the phone to assess if you should be tested.
  • If your doctor determines you should be tested, he or she will send an electronic order for testing directly to our testing team.
  • Cape Cod Healthcare staff will then call you with an appointment time for a drive-through test at your selected location.

If your primary care physician is not affiliated with Cape Cod Healthcare and/or not located on Cape Cod

  • Call your doctor for screening by phone.
  • If your doctor determines you should be tested, your physician should call our dedicated call center at 508-862-5595 for further direction, which will include the required forms to complete an electronic order for testing.
  • Once your physician has submitted an electronic order for testing, Cape Cod Healthcare staff will then call you with an appointment time for a drive-through test at your selected location.

If you do not have a primary care physician

  • Call our dedicated call center at 508-862-5595 to be screened for COVID-19 testing with a Cape Cod Healthcare clinical provider via phone.
  • If testing is required, the clinical provider will submit an electronic order for testing to our team.
  • Cape Cod Healthcare staff will then call you with an appointment time for your drive-through test.

Please note: the call center line is open Monday-Friday from 10am-4pm and closed on weekends.

COVID-19 Testing at Care Well in Dennis
Care Well in Dennis offers COVID-19 testing without a referral. Costs are $160 for a nasal swab and $50 for an antibody test. Please visit Care Well for more information.
COVID-19 Testing at Convenient MD in Falmouth
Convenient MD in Falmouth offers COVID-19 testing without a referral. Call them to make an appointment at 774-255-3010.  Convenient MD tests symptomatic patients, and also asymptomatic patients who work in healthcare, childcare, are essential workers, are 60 years of age and older, are high risk/have underlying conditions, anyone who is a housemember living with someone in any of these categories listed, or anyone who feels that they have been exposed to someone who has been diagnosed with COVID-19. Please visit Convenient MD or more information.
COVID-19 Testing at Outer Cape Health Services: Provincetown, Wellfleet and Harwich Port
Outer Cape Health Services (OCHS) continues to provide nasal swab sampling options for COVID-19 at their Provincetown and Wellfleet Health Centers. 

Patients of Outer Cape Health Services (OCHS) who believe they meet the criteria for testing should call OCHS at 508-905-2888. OCHS offers Covid-19 testing at its Provincetown health center on Saturdays and at its Wellfleet health center weekday afternoons. These appointments are open to all but require a screening assessment by an OCHS provider for a determination on testing, and are not free. Outer Cape Health Care Services procedures are listed in their entirety on their website.

Drive-thru COVID-19 Test Collection at Whole Health Pharmacy in Hyannis

  • See detailed instructions and procedures for testing at Whole Health Pharmacy HERE.
  • See Letter to Providers HERE.

Volunteers to assist this community effort have generously been provided by:
Relief Home Health Services and the Cape Cod Medical Reserve Corps. 

 

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