COVID-19 Information & Resources

  1. COVID-19 (PCR) Nasopharyngeal Swab Testing Site

    There will be a FREE drive-thru COVID-19 Test Site on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 12PM-4PM at its NEW location at the Fitchburg Municipal Airport. Please use the Blueberry Ln entrance off of Crawford St. Testing will run until March 31, 2022! Read on....
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Municipal Buildings

City Hall and other municipal buildings are open to the public. By order of the Fitchburg Board of Health all persons are required to wear masks or face coverings at all times, when social distancing is not possible, while inside all areas of City of Fitchburg municipal buildings (including, but not limited to City Hall) and schools (public, private, parochial and vocational) including all buildings at Fitchburg State University. This order also applies to Fitchburg Housing Authority buildings.

This order applies to all persons over FIVE (5) whom are indoors in a municipal building within the City of Fitchburg, except where a person is unable to wear a mask or face covering due to a medical condition or the person is otherwise exempted by Department of Public Health guidance. A person who declines to wear a mask or cloth face covering because of a medical condition shall not be required to produce documentation verifying the condition; 

See all Public Health Orders related to COVID-19

COVID-19 Testing

The City of Fitchburg is encouraging residents to help stop the spread of COVID-19 by testing when you become sick with COVID-19 like symptoms. COVID-19 (PCR) Nasopharyngeal Swab Testing is available through a free drive-thru testing site on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 12:00PM - 4:00PM at 49 Nursery Lane. Visit Covid-19 Testing Sites for more information about Covid-19 testing and available testing locations in Fitchburg and throughout Massachusetts.

Vaccination Information

COVID-19 Vaccine Clinics are available in Fitchburg and throughout Massachusetts. All people ages 5 and older who live, work or study in Massachusetts are eligible to receive a vaccine. Individuals 5 through 17 are eligible for the Pfizer Vaccine. Individuals 18 and older can receive any vaccine. 

Learn more about vaccine availability.

Guidance & Resources

Prevention & General Information

Advise and best practices for staying COVID free from the Fitchburg Board of Health

Municipal Resources

City department operational changes and other municipal information due to COVID-19 

Public Resources

Assistance and resources for dealing with the ongoing pandemic

American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) Funding

Information about the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funds for the City of Fitchburg.


  1. Free Drive-Thru COVID-19 (PCR) Nasopharyngeal Swab Testing Site Moves to Fitchburg Municipal Airport

    The free drive-thru COVID-19 test site formerly at Nursery Ln is moving to the Fitchburg Municipal Airport starting on Tuesday, January 18, 2022. Residents should use the Blueberry Ln driveway for the Airport off of Crawford Street. Read on...
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