COVID-19 Guidance


Based on current COVID-19 rates in Barnstable County, CHC is not requiring masks for all visitors to the health center at this time.

All patients will be screened for symptoms of an airborne illness–including fever, cough, nasal congestion, and sore throat-upon arrival to CHC offices. Masking will be required for anyone experiencing these symptoms and masks will be available at all front desk areas.

Thank you for your cooperation and for keeping yourself and your community healthy!


Community Health Center currently offers the updated COVID-19 vaccine.

If you have questions regarding the vaccine clinics or would like to schedule over the phone please call CHC at (508) 477-7090, then dial 0.

To find another location to receive a vaccine or booster near you, please visit You can also call the Barnstable County COVID-19 Help Line at (774) 330-3001 for more information.

COVID-19 vaccinations and boosters for homebound individuals are available through a program being run through the Commonwealth. Individuals can call (833) 983-0485, Monday to Friday, 9 am to 5 pm. More information on this program can be found here.

Massachusetts residents can access their COVID-19 vaccination record from the state’s immunization registry and obtain a ‘SMART Health Card’ QR code to indicate proof of vaccination. This web portal located at follows national standards for security and privacy and provides residents a way to electronically view and save their COVID-19 vaccine record.


Community Health Center offers COVID-19 testing by appointment for registered primary care patients, and through our walk-in clinics in Bourne, Centerville and Mashpee to registered patients as well as the community. If you receive primary care locally from another facility, we strongly encourage to contact your own provider about covid-related symptoms or concerns. If you are having difficulty breathing or tightness in your chest, please call 911 or go to your nearest emergency room.

If you have had close contact (within six feet for 15 minutes or longer) with someone who has tested positive for COVID-19, you should be tested at least five days after exposure.

For more information or to schedule an appointment, call (508) 477-7090 and follow the prompts for COVID-19 testing. If you are experiencing symptoms, you will be scheduled for a telemedicine visit prior to your COVID-19 test.

The ordering provider at CHC will determine the appropriate type of COVID-19 test for each patient, and result times range from 20 minutes to three days. Community Health Center will call patients with positive results only. Patients should sign up for MyChart to see their results online.

Alternative locations for safe and affordable COVID-19 testing services can be found here.


Treatments intended to limit severe illness and hospitalization in high-risk patients are available for COVID-19, including monoclonal antibody infusion and the antiviral medication PAXLOVID. For more information about telehealth visits, free services, treatments and how to access them, please visit

If you have any questions, call Community Health Center at (508) 477-7090.