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Information on Coronavirus
Updated Guidance for Isolation and Exposure Requirements
The Massachusetts Department of Public Health has adopted the CDC Isolation & Quarantine Guidance. To view this guidance, click here:
- Persons who test positive and are either asymptomatic or their symptoms improve may leave isolation after 5 days, provided that they wear a mask for another 5 days.
- If you were exposed to someone with Covid-19 you do not need to quarantine. You should wear a mask for 10 days following the exposure.
- If you develop symptoms, isolate and test.
The Town has stopped reporting case data. For historical data, click here.
Data for the Commonwealth is available here.
Andover Health Division will be hosting a COVID-19 vaccination clinic on December 8, 2022 from 4pm to 7pm at the Robb Center, 30 Whittier Ct.
Vaccinate Rx will be providing the vaccine.
All appointments will be made online. Please see below for the vaccines being offered and how to make an appointment.
We will be offering the age/series appropriate Pfizer and Moderna COVID Vaccines and Bivalent Boosters
- Pfizer vaccines available for ages 3+
- Moderna vaccines available for ages 18+
The following will be available based on the most recent FDA/CDC emergency use authorizations:
Please bring your insurance cards (medical and prescription) and COVID-19 vaccination cards to the clinic
- COVID vaccines are free for all regardless of insurance coverage
- For those covered by Medicare please bring your red, white, and blue Medicare card in addition to any other insurance cards
Please use the link to schedule: select Pfizer or Moderna (the appropriate primary or booster dose will be given)
Getting Tested for Coronavirus
Free asymptomatic testing is available for all Massachusetts residents as part of the Stop the Spread initiative.
Home test kits are available in pharmacies.
Coronavirus Prevention Tips
According to the Massachusetts Department of Public Health and Centers for Disease Control, symptoms of 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19) include fever and respiratory illness, such as coughing and difficulty breathing. Symptoms of the virus are similar to those of seasonal flu.
To prevent the spread of Covid-19:
- Wash hands frequently, with soap and water, for a minimum of 20 seconds.
- Use alcohol-based hand sanitizing gels and liquids if soap and water are not readily available.
- Do not touch your eyes, nose and mouth with unwashed hands.
- Try to avoid close contact with anyone who is sick.
- When sick yourself, stay home to protect others.
- Always cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, and then throw the tissue in the trash.
- Clean and disinfect areas and objects that are touched frequently, such as desks, phones, door handles, etc.