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:

Important highlights:

  • 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.

Vaccine Information 

Andover Health Division will be hosting a COVID-19 vaccination clinic on October 6, 2022 from 4pm to 7pm at the Robb Center, 30 Whittier Ct.

  Remedium Pharmacy will be providing the vaccine.

 Only Pfizer vaccine is available

 All appointments will be made online.  Please see below for the vaccines being offered and how to make an appointment.

 Please call the Robb Center at 978-623-8320 if you need assistance to schedule an appointment.  Representatives will be available to help from 10 am to 2pm Monday through Friday.

 The following will be available based on the most recent FDA/CDC emergency use authorizations:

  • Primary vaccine series for anyone ages 3+
  • 1st boosters at least 5 months after finishing primary vaccine series for ages 5+ 
  • Booster of Pfizer Bivalent COVID vaccine for anyone ages 12+ who has completed a primary vaccine series of any authorized or approved COVID-19 vaccine at least 2 months after last dose or last booster dose

 Please use this link to register:

https://www.signupgenius.com/index.cfm?go=s.SignupLogin&urlid=10C0F49A5A82EA7FBC70-town6

Enter the access code: seniorcenter   make your appointment

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


Find a Vaccine Location Here. 

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.