Covid-19 testing

Thu, 03/18/2021 - 5:15pm

The following was submitted by Rescue Capt. Tracy Fredericks:

Free asymptomatic COVID-19 testing will continue on Tuesdays and Thursdays at the Rescue Station. 

If you have symptoms, please call Block Island Health Services, (401) 466- 2974 or Rescue Capt. Tracy Fredericks at (207) 229-6349.

On Thursdays, the Disaster Medical Assistance Team (DMAT) along with members of the Block Island Rescue Squad will offer walkup testing from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., along with regular scheduled appointments from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. through the Department of Health website:portal.

If you can schedule, please do.

We ask that everyone please be there during the scheduled times and bring a filled-out copy of the testing paperwork . Remember to be patient. We will get to everyone.

All of the testing is done by volunteers, and we will continue to offer this service for as long as needed.