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

(Hyannis, MA – November 14, 2022) Cape Cod Healthcare has announced it will be relocating COVID-19 drive-through testing in Hyannis, effective November 20, from the current location on the Cape Cod Hospital campus to a revised testing site at 25 Communication Way, Hyannis. This location change is in response to ongoing construction related to the new Cape Cod Hospital tower project; a transformative step toward the future for Cape Cod Healthcare which will redefine cancer and clinical care on the Cape.

Drive-through testing will continue to be offered on the campus of Falmouth Hospital.

Effective November 20, 2022, drive-through testing will be available by appointment to everyone, whether symptomatic or asymptomatic, as follows:

• 25 Communication Way (Hyannis)

Hours: Sunday – Thursday, 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

• Falmouth Hospital

Hours: Sunday – Thursday, 7:30 – 9:30 a.m.

Testing appointments can be self-scheduled online through the MyChart patient portal or via phone through the Cape Cod Healthcare Community Testing Line at 508-534-7013.

The testing method utilized is an RT-PCR test, considered the gold standard for accurately detecting active COVID-19 virus in a collected specimen. Test results are currently available within approximately 24-48 hours.

Additionally, individuals who wish to be seen by a doctor for COVID-19 symptoms can seek walk-in care and testing at all Cape Cod Healthcare Urgent Care centers across Cape Cod. Rapid testing is also available at Urgent Care for individuals without symptoms seeking rapid testing for travel or health monitoring.

To learn more about COVID-19 testing, please visit Cape Cod Healthcare’s COVID-19 Resource Center at www.capecodhealth.org/coronavirus.