Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID19) Update & Call Centers and Testing Sites

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

A review of the number of positive COVID19 cases being reported by the Connecticut State Department of Health, as of 2 pm this Wednesday, March 25, 2020 reveals that out of the total 875 confirmed laboratory cases in Connecticut, 546 were located in Fairfield County, 87 were from Westport and 10 from Weston. Of the 162 increase in the number of Fairfield County cases from yesterday, 8 were from Westport and 3 from Weston. An increasing number of case reports came from private laboratory test sites.

Of those with confirmed cases in Connecticut, the largest number of cases is in the over 50 to 59 age group. The over 70 age group has the highest number of hospitalizations and the over 80 age group has the highest mortality rate.

To best protect yourself and loved ones, assume the virus is everywhere and avoid touching your face before washing your hands.

For a more detailed look at how COVID19 is spreading across the state, click on this link:


The next rounds of community testing at the Bedford Middle School, 88 North Avenue, for residents of Westport and Weston are still scheduled for:

Tuesday, March 31, 2020     8:30AM – 12:00PM
Tuesday,   April  7,  2020      8:30AM – 12:00PM

PLEASE NOTE that these testing dates are subject to change, depending on test swab availability. Both the WWHD and Murphy Medical are working to obtain additional testing swabs but all supplies are very limited. If additional swabs cannot be located, the Bedford Middle School testing will have to be postponed. NOTICE OF SUCH CANCELLATION WILL BE POSTED ON THIS AND ON EACH TOWN’S WEBSITE.

There are other testing sites and are listed below. If you have had contact with a confirmed COVID19 positive individual and have symptoms, please feel free to arrange testing at one of these other sites.


COVID-19 Call Centers and Testing Information


TESTING SITES: Dates and Times are Subject to Change

  • Bridgeport Hospital (Updated 3/17/20)
    • Ahlbin Center Garage
    • 226 Mill Hill Ave,Bpt
    • M-F 8am-5pm
    • S&S 9am-3pm
    • Questions, call the Yale call center (833-275-9644)


  • Lawrence & Memorial Hospital (Updated 3/17/20)
    • Parking lot A of the hospital
    • 365 Montauk Ave, New London
    • M-F 9am-5pm
    • Weekends-TBD
    • Questions, call the Yale call center (833-275-9644)


  • Yale New Haven Hospital (Updated 3/17/20)
    • 150 Sargent Dr, New Haven
    • M-F 8am-4:30pm
    • Questions, call the Yale call center (833-275-9644)


  • Greenwich Hospital (Updated 3/17/20)
    • On hospital property in lower level physician parking lot off Lake Ave (Hospital address is 5 Perryridge Road)
    • M-F 8am-5pm
    • S&S 9am-3pm
    • Results take 4-5 days
    • Questions, call the Yale call center (833-275-9644)


  • New Rochelle (Updated 3/14/20)
    • 1-888-364-3065
    • Unclear if this is just for their residents or for anyone


  • Quest (Updated 3/16/20)
    • Office must have partnership with lab
    • Quest will not collect the sample
    • Test Results in 3-5 days


  • LabCorp (Updated 3/16/20)
    • Office must have partnership with lab
    • Lab Corp will not collect the sample
    • Test Results in 3-5 days


  • Private Drive Through testing: Murphy Medical & Hartford HC (Updated 3/17/20)
    • Must register and book an appointment at
    • Must have an MD order
    • Locations: (These change frequently, double check before going at link above)
      • 1 East Putnam Ave, Greenwich
        • M-F 7am-9am
        • Location on hold
      • Cummings Park, Stamford
        • M-F 7am-4pm
      • 589 Bedford St,Stamford
        • M-F6am-8am
      • 1000 Main St,Stratford
        • M-F10am-12pm
      • 80 High School Lane,Darien
        • M 1pm-4pm
      • 468 South Ave, NewCanaan
        • Th 9am-4pm


State Call Center:  (Updated 3/11/20)

  • 211
    • 24/7
    • Multilingual
    • TDD/TTY
    • General questions
    • Text “COVID19” to 898211


Yale Call center: (Updated 3/17/20)

  • 833-275-9644 (open 7am-7pm)
    • Questions related to symptoms
    • Questions on where to get tested
    • Staffed by HC professionals
    • Informational only
    • Emergencies- call 911


Norwalk Hospital Call Center:  (Updated 3/16/20)

  • 888-667-9262
  • 8am-8pm

Norwalk Hospital Testing – Parking lot at the intersection of Stevens Street and Elmcrest Terrace

Hours Monday Thru Saturday   8:30am to 3:30pm


Stamford Hospital Call Center: (Updated 3/16/20)

  • 203-276-4111
  • 7am-7pm

Hartford Healthcare Call Center:  (Updated 3/13/20)

  • 860-972-8100

CT Joint Information Center (JIC) (Updated 3/13/20)

Mental Health Crisis Text Line (Updated 3/13/20)

  • Text “SHARE” to 741741