Town of Westbrook, CT
Town of Westbrook COVID-19 At Home Self-Test Kit Distribution Postponed
Due to shipping delays outside of the State and Town’s control, the anticipated shipment of COVID-19 at-home rapid tests are currently delayed from arriving in Connecticut.
As a result, the Town of Westbrook’s test kit distribution event today (Thursday 12/30) and tomorrow (Friday 12/31) will be rescheduled for a later date.
The Town of Westbrook will announce a new date when we receive the test kit shipment from the State of Connecticut.
Residents are advised to monitor this Town website, Town Facebook site and Health Department Facebook page for test kit distribution updates.
Other options for COVID-19 Testing:
--Search the 2-1-1 State database for COVID-19 test availability:
--The Saybrook Point free COVID-19 testing site has softly reopened today (Thursday 12/30) from 2:00pm – 4:00pm with only 150 tests available.
Saybrook Point Upcoming COVID-19 Test Schedule:
Tuesday January 4th, 2022 10:00am – 4:00pm
Wednesday January 5th, 2022 10:00am – 4:00pm
Thursday January 6th, 2022 10:00am - 4:00pm
The Westbrook Health Department strongly encourages the community to get vaccinated, get boosted, wear a tight-fitting mask while in indoor public settings, and stay home if you’re feeling sick, even with the slightest symptoms.
The State of Connecticut is currently experiencing the highest positivity rate since widespread testing began.
Vaccinations offer the best protection against severe illness cause by COVID-19.
As of December 29th, 2021, there are 1,113 patients hospitalized in Connecticut with laboratory-confirmed COVID-19 and of those, 823 (73.9%) are not fully vaccinated.
The Westbrook Health Department is grateful that over 84% of the Westbrook population is vaccinated, but there is still work to do.
Please get vaccinated and boosted to protect yourself and the community.
Find a vaccination clinic in and around Westbrook here: