The Gloucester Board of Health join the Center for Disease Control and Massachusetts Department of Public Health in encouraging everyone who can be vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus, to get the vaccine. Vaccination remains the best way to ensure protection against the worst symptoms of the virus and prevent death from its impacts.

Information on the closest location to receive a vaccine can be found at the Mass Department of Public Health's websites:


For information on where to get the Pfizer booster shot and whether or not you are eligible, please go to the State's webpage:

The Greater Cape Ann Community Collaborative offers regular vaccination clinics throughout the area.

Vaccines are free to all Massachusetts residents age 12 and above. No identification and health insurance are required.

Walk-ins will be accepted while supplies last at each clinic. However, everyone is encouraged to register for an appointment in advance by clicking here.

NIMVAX - Vaccine-only pharmacy opening at 600 Cummings Ctr, Suite 165-Z Beverly, MA -


Curative to begin no-cost PCR Testing at Gloucester’s Stage Fort Park

Curative, the company that previously provided PCR testing at the Open Door, has established a new testing site in the parking lot at Stage Fort Park located on Hough Ave, in Gloucester.

Testing is available starting Wednesday, January 12th and are by appointment only – walk-up tests will not be provided.

To schedule a test, please use the following link:

The Stage Fort Park site will be open from 8:30AM to 4:30PM, Monday thru Friday and Saturday 8:30AM-2PM.

Questions / assistance booking an appointment is available through Curative Customer Satisfaction 888-702-9042

Mayor Greg Verga would like to thank the Department of Public Health, Curative and our state partners for making this testing site possible. As the cases continue to rise in our community, access to testing and vaccines is critical to the health and safety of our community.

State information on who should be tested, testing locations and the tests themselves can be found here:

The state of Massachusetts and Labcorp are teaming up to make convenient at-home kits for COVID-19 testing available to Massachusetts residents.