COVID-19 Virus & Vaccination Information

Confirmed cases in South Hadley this week


For historical COVID-19 data specific to South Hadley residents, click here.


Vaccination Rates

Fully vaccinated SH

Vax rates SH


Mask Requirements

As of May 29, all remaining COVID-19 restrictions have been lifted by the state. Mask requirements remain in place in certain spaces, including transportation and health care settings. A public health advisory was issued May 29  that advises all unvaccinated residents to continue to wear masks in indoor settings and when they cannot socially distance. 

Please reference http://www.mass.gov/maskrules for more information on mask requirements.  The Town of South Hadley requires masks to be worn in all municipal buildings and asks South Hadley businesses to implement a similar masking policy within their own business. 

Booster Availability

 You can check if you're eligible for a booster at http://mass.gov/BoosterCheck, If you are eligible, visit http://vaxfinder.mass.gov for a list of locations to receive a booster (or call 2-1-1)

 More info on the booster, including FAQs, can be found at https://www.mass.gov/covid-19-vaccine

 

COVID-19 Testing

COVID testingWalk-up COVID-19 testing is now available Saturdays outside the front of South Hadley Town Hall from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Administered by Curative, the testing is a self-collected swab PCR test with a 1 to 2-day turnaround after arrival at a Curative lab. Tests are conducted using shallow nasal swabs inserted approximately half-an-inch into the nostril. Watch a video of the process, here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lvUw-FDCyhE

There are 160 available testing slots. Book an appointment directly on the Curative website, here: https://curative.com/sites/32696

Testing will be available every Saturday at the same time until it is no longer practical or funding stops. 

This testing is held entirely by Curative. There is no cost to the Town of South Hadley. Any questions should be directed to Curative Community Relations Manager Tracy Cassidy at 1 (978) 996-4560.

There are many other sites available that provide COVID-19 testing. Click here for a listing from the state. 

State guidelines and information

Guidelines issued by the Governor's Office are routinely updated as more COVID information becomes available. For the latest information from the state, click here and check back often.

MEMA COVID-19 Updates

  • The Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency releases a situation report from its COVID-19 Command Center Monday - Friday. Click here to read a collection of these updates. The reports include daily actions on the state level, public health data and resources.