Covid 19 Guides/Testing on MV

This January, 2021 the United States Catholic Conference of Bishops (USCCB) through the Secretariat of Pro-Life Activities has issued guidelines regarding the vaccinations for the continuing coronavirus:

Answers to Key Ethical Questions About COVID-19 Vaccines

 

UPDATE (8/31/21):

WANT TO GET TESTED? As of Monday, August 30, the TestMV test site is located at the Martha’s Vineyard Agricultural Hall, Panhandle Rd, West Tisbury. 

The TestMV site is open Monday through Friday from 9AM-12PM and 1PM-3:30PM for online or call center appointments.

Testing is by appointment only. Everyone must pre-register.

To make an appointment, call (877) 336-9855 Monday-Friday 8AM-5PM or

Online registration for testing http://health.questdiagnostics.com/IHC

  • TestMV is now open to children ages 5-17 years old, with parental or guardian consent. For more information on the testing of minors at TestMV, click here.
  • TestMV is also open for re-testing. Anyone who believes they may have been exposed to the virus, or those workers with a high volume of public contact, should consider re-testing. Please check with your insurance provider or employer to ensure a second or subsequent tests are covered.
  • Same-day appointments are available. Just stop by the site and complete the online registration process via your smartphone or other internet-enabled device.

This Covid-19 drive-through testing site is provided by Island Health Care, in collaboration with the Island’s Boards of Health, Quest Diagnostics and MV Savings Bank.  Began Thursday May 28th, 2020, then at the MVRHS parking lot & PAC.

 

As of June 21, 2021 there have been 1,588 total cases on island out of 74,806 tests administered, or 2.1% which also includes MV Hospital, MVY Public Schools and the Town of Aquinnah. For updated testing counts/information on island: https://www.ihimv.org/covid-19/