COVID-19 Coronavirus Information
Eastham COVID Cases -August 22, 2022
Please note: Rapid in-home test kits are not included in these case counts.
- Vaccine Site Information
- COVID TEsTING
- Free Test Kits
- Updated Home Testing Guidance
- Quarantine & Isolation Guidance
FREE PCR COVID-19 TESTING
Barnstable County is offering free PCR covid-19 testing at the Orleans DPW on Tuesdays from 9 - 11 am staffed by BCDHE and Medical Reserve Corp. Pre-registration is requested.
Register here: https://orleansdpwcovidtesting.timetap.com/#/
At Home COVID test kits are available for no cost through the federal government and your insurance carrier.
To order kits from the federal government, click here.
General information on insurance reimbursements, can be found here or contact your insurance provider.
Free Test kits are available at the Health Department while supplies last.
The FDA updated guidance on using at home test kits. The updated testing recommendations are:1
After you use an at-home COVID-19 antigen test:
The CDC updated guidance on August 11, 2022. Please see below for the updated guidance.
Updated Guidance on Quarantining and Isolation1
On August 11, 2022, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention updated isolation and quarantine guidelines. The guidelines are as follows:
After Being Exposed to COVID-19
Vaccination is the best way to protect yourself and reduce the impact of COVID-19 on our communities.