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COVID-19

If you are a Pawtucket resident looking for information relative to vaccines or testing,

please call 401-616-2205 or email emoreira@pawtucketri.com.  

 

Vaccination Clinics:

 

Walk-ins are welcome

9/8/21 Northern Plaza 11AM-12:30PM
9/8/21 McCoy Stadium 5:30PM-7:30PM
https://www.vaccinateri.org/appointment/en/client/registration?clinic_id=5449&find_label=find_location&return_to=%2Fappointment%2Fen%2Fclinic%2Fsearch
9/8/21 Samuel Slater Middle School 3:30 to 5:00 PM
9/9/21 Goff Middle School 3:30 to 5:00 PM
9/11/21 YMCA Block Party 10:30AM-2PM
9/12/21 Sunday Fun-day

YMCA Pawtucket/Asthenis  on 09/17/2021

20 Summer St., Pawtucket RI, 02860

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BEAT COVID-19 Testing and Information

Children must go through the state run K-12 testing system for contact tracing purposes and schools.

You can call 401-222-8022 or go on portal.ri.gov to schedule.

McCoy Stadium M-F 8AM-6PM Sat & Sun 9AM-1PM- appointment necessary

https://portal.ri.gov/s/login/?language=en_US&startURL=%2Fgettested%2Fs%2F&ec=302

354 Pine St M-F 9AM-5PM

Pine St testing appointment Steps. Appointments are not required

  1. Go to www.CVS.com and click on “Get a COVID-19 test”
  2. Once navigated to the next screen, click on “Schedule a test”
  3. Complete short questionnaire
  4. Choose date and time for test under the location that is closest to the patient
    1. For the Pawtucket site, they can search by zip code or city / state to see the location in the image below
  5. Complete Registration questionnaire and sign consents
  6. Receive confirmation of appointment

State of Rhode Island in-home vaccination request form for those home-bound

Requests for in-home vaccination should be made Monday-Friday, 9 AM – 4 PM. Pawtucket: MedTech Ambulance, Phone: 401-726-2000

 

 

Information:

Vaccine Hesitancy and third doses- what to know:

    Please click here to see the most up-to-date information to answer all of your vaccine hesitancy questions.

    Rhode Islanders who are moderately to severely immunocompromised are eligible for third doses. People are considered moderately to severely immunocompromised if they are/have:

     

    • Active treatment for solid tumor and hematologic malignancies • Receipt of solid-organ transplant and taking immunosuppressive therapy • Receipt of CAR-T-cell or hematopoietic stem cell transplant (within 2 years of transplantation or taking immunosuppression therapy) • Moderate or severe primary immunodeficiency (e.g., DiGeorge syndrome, Wiskott-Aldrich syndrome) • Advanced or untreated HIV infection • Active treatment with high-dose corticosteroids (i.e., ?20mg prednisone or equivalent per day), alkylating agents, antimetabolites, transplant-related immunosuppressive drugs, cancer chemotherapeutic agents classified as severely immunosuppressive, tumor-necrosis (TNF) blockers, and other biologic agents that are immunosuppressive or immunomodulatory.

    You can register for a third dose Pfizer at one of our clinics above and click here for more details.

    Center for Disease Control (CDC) COVID-19 Information:

    Three Important Ways to Slow the Spread:

    • Wear a mask to protect yourself and others and stop the spread of COVID-19
    • Stay at least 6 feet (about 2 arm lengths) from others who don't live with you
    • Avoid crowds. The more people you in contact with, the more likely you are to be exposed to COVID-19

    For more CDC guidelines click here.

    Click here for Rhode Island Department of Health guidelines and here for frequently asked questions on testing.

    Symptoms?

    Click here for the RI Department of Health Self-Checker for COVID-19 symptoms or see the image below. If you have any symptoms please call 855-843-7620 to schedule a free COVID-19 test.

                           

    Message from Mayor Donald R. Grebien:

    Resources:

    For Businesses

    In the wake of the Coronavirus pandemic, please see different opportunities for small business loans and grants here.

    For questions regarding how the City may assist your business during the COVID 19 Emergency please contact us at businessassistance@pawtucketri.com or please call us at 728-0500 ext. 451.

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    Unemployment information

    The IRS has additional important information to share on the changes in taxability of Unemployment Income effect on the tax return-some folks may want to amend to claim credits they did not claim. Please click here for more information.

     

     

    Other resources

    For renters in need of assistance there is the HomeSafe Initiative click here for more information.

    Click here for information on Healthy Aging recommendations for Seniors and vaccines.
    Are you a renter or landlord experiencing financial hardship due to the COVID-19 pandemic? You may be eligible for rent and utility assistance through a new, statewide rental assistance program. RentReliefRI is now accepting applications for eligible Rhode Islanders. Learn more and apply at www.RentReliefRI.com.

    Municipal Contact:

    Elizabeth Moreira- Public Health and Equity Leader for the City of Pawtucket

    Contact:
    401-728-0500 ext. 433

    State resources

    Rhode Island Department of Health

     
    Rhode Island Department of Labor & Training
     
    Rhode Island Commerce Corporation

     

    Rhode Island Housing
    • Website: https://www.rihousing.com/rentreliefri/ 

     

     

     

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