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Outer Cape COVID-19 Test Sites

Outer Cape Health Services (OCHS) now offers COVID-19 testing options for asymptomatic individuals via outdoor drive-up testing at its three health center sites in Provincetown, Wellfleet and Harwich Port.

To receive a test, individuals must book an appointment in advance by calling Outer Cape Health Services at 508-905-2888.

Testing sites and hours for prescheduled appointments are:

 OCHS Harwich Port Health Center, 710 Rt. 28

Tuesdays and Thursdays 1:00-3:00 PM to Noon to 3:00 PM

OCHS Wellfleet Health Center, 3130 State Highway Route 6

Monday, Wednesday and Friday, 1:30pm-3:30pm

OCHS Provincetown Health Center, 49 Harry Kemp Way

Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday, 1:30pm-3:30pm

Testing Details

Testing will utilize a highly reliable self-administered nasal swab collection method that will be supervised by a health care professional. Please see the CDC instructions for this method in:

Patients who test negative will be notified via text message.

Patients who test positive will be contacted directly by OCHS via a phone call.

Payment

Outer Cape Health Services will provide tests at all three sites and bill insurance for symptomatic individuals. There is no co-pay for tests that are covered by insurance. If you are exhibiting symptoms of COVID-19 or have been referred to testing related to contact tracing, you should call OCHS first for a telehealth screening visit.

Tests for asymptomatic individuals are free through January 10, 2021 in partnership with the Massachusetts Department of Public Health with logistical support from Barnstable County and funds secured by the Cape and Islands legislative delegation. After January 10, 2021, individuals will pay a subsidized out-of-pocket fee of $75 to receive an asymptomatic PCR test, unless the state extends their free testing initiative. No one will be denied a test if they are unable to pay.

For asymptomatic persons seeking testing for travel related reasons, a $110 fee applies for the required PCR (Polymerase chain reaction) molecular test to meet state requirements.