Current City of Worcester COVID-19 Status

Due to the expiration of the federal and state COVID-19 public health emergencies on May 11, 2023 and based on current trends, the City's COVID-19 dashboard is no longer updated on a regular basis. Health officials will continue to monitor cases internally and follow necessary protocols in the case of clusters of concern.


Walk-up testing at the UMass Memorial Health clinic at the Mercantile Center concluded on March 30, 2023. Current testing sites in the area, including pharmacies, retailers and health care facilities, can be found at

For a limited time, the public can order a round of free at-home COVID-19 tests (4 per household) from if they have not already done so since December 15, 2022


Anyone ages 6 months and older is eligible to receive a vaccine, and fully vaccinated individuals ages 5 and older are eligible and encouraged to receive an updated (bivalent) COVID-19 booster shot.

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Where to Get Vaccinated

Residents may contact their healthcare provider or local pharmacy to inquire about vaccine availability, and they are encouraged to check with their insurance provider regarding potential out-of-pocket cost.

In-home vaccinations remain available for anyone who has difficulty getting to or using a community vaccination location, including children 6 months to 17 years old.

You may schedule an appointment by calling the In-Home Vaccination Central Intake Line (operated by CDR Health) at 833-983-0485 or on the CDR Health Patient Portal page. Phone representatives are available in both English and Spanish, and they also have access to translators for over 100 other languages.

In-home vaccinations will be:

  • Scheduled within a week of request.
  • Performed by fully vaccinated medical professionals, following all public health safety guidelines.
  • Tailored to meet the individual needs of the individual, as discussed on the scheduling call.

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Other Resources

American Rescue Plan Act

The City of Worcester was awarded approximately $146 million from the US Department of Treasury and the Commonwealth of Massachusetts related to American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (ARPA) Coronavirus State and Local Fiscal Recovery Funds.

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COVID-19 Facts

Executive Orders and Emergency Regulations

Please visit Informing Worcester to view rescinded COVID-19 Executive Orders and Emergency Regulations.

Individual Assistance

"Mask-Up Gallery"

Below is a collection of protected, masked photos from the "I Am Worcester" Photo Project. Click on a thumbnail below to view a larger image and a profile for each resident:

Paulina Martin Profile Photo Debbie Hall Profile Photo Jaya Sreedhara Profile Photo Nathan Daniel Profile Photo Wanja Kiraguri Profile Photo

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