Board of Health (508) 862-4644 health@town.barnstable.ma.us

We are still safer at home while COVID-19 is present in Massachusetts. Download one of the flyers below and put it up in a place where people can view it.

Wait and Quarantine after your test

  • You must quarantine if you are symptomatic or if you were exposed to someone with COVID-19

For more information about how to quarantine, visit the Mass.gov the Covid-19 Prevention and Treatment.

After you receive your results

If you have a Positive test result: 

  • Answer the call from your Local Health Department or MA COVID Team
  • Confirm your name, address, and date of birth
  • Provide contact information for those you have recently been in physical contact with
  • Follow instructions to safely isolate and quarantine

If you have a Negative test result:

  • Continue 14-day quarantine from last suspected exposure if you have been identified as a close contact.

Next Steps Following a COVID-19 Test – English (PDF 124.78 KB)

Next Steps Following a COVID-19 Test – Spanish (PDF 125.7 KB)