In light of the Covid-19 pandemic, City Hall is open by appointment only from Monday to Thursday from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Thank you for your patience, support and understanding during these challenging times as we look to minimize the risks of COVID-19.

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Other clinics through 3rd party providers:

Simpson's Pharmacy Clinics:These clinic is for Pawtucket and Central Falls residents 65 and older curbside.

March 11th:

March 12th:

March 15th:

March 18th:

March 19th:


State of Rhode Island in-home vaccination request form for those home-bound




Requesting information:

While this form does not register you for a vaccination appointment, the City will reach out to you based on a first come first serve basis as we receive vaccinations from the State and Rhode Island Department of Health.

The first set of vaccinations will be for residents of the City of Pawtucket aged 75 years and older.



Center for Disease Control (CDC) COVID-19 Information:

Three Important Ways to Slow the Spread:

  • Wear a mask to protect yourself and others and stop the spread of COVID-19
  • Stay at least 6 feet (about 2 arm lengths) from others who don't live with you
  • Avoid crowds. The more people you in contact with, the more likely you are to be exposed to COVID-19

For more CDC guidelines click here.

Click here for Rhode Island Department of Health guidelines and here for frequently asked questions on testing.


Click here for the RI Department of Health Self-Checker for COVID-19 symptoms.


Message from Mayor Donald R. Grebien:


For Businesses

In the wake of the Coronavirus pandemic, please see different opportunities for small business loans and grants here.

For questions regarding how the City may assist your business during the COVID 19 Emergency please contact us at or please call us at 728-0500 ext. 451.


Online and Mail Services Available

As you know, the Coronavirus (COVID-19) is still rampant in Rhode Island and diligence must be made to continue preventing the spread of the disease. In that effort, the City of Pawtucket is advising residents and businesses to take advantage of its online and mail in services and utilization of the City's Drop Box located outside in front of City Hall.

See the available services here.


BEAT COVID-19 Testing and Information

Click here for testing information or to get a test.

Click here for testing information on telemedicine.

Click here for Monoclonal Antibody information.

Information on Quarantining for close contacts:


Quarantining out of Home

• COVID-19 is extremely contagious, meaning that it can be easily transmitted between those who live in the same household. If someone in your household tested positive for COVID-19, it is very important they don’t come into close contact with others, including people they live with.  You may qualify to stay in a hotel, free of charge, for up to 10 days if you live in Providence, Pawtucket, or Central Falls and are unable to stay away from a household member with COVID-19. This can mean:

o Your home does not have space to stay six feet away from a household member with COVID-19

o You share rooms or a bathroom with a household member with COVID-19

o For more information, call 211 and press option 6 to be connected to the Quarantine and Isolation Center.

Click here for more information on the program.

Wellness Housing FAQ sheet click here.


Other resources

For renters in need of assistance there is the HomeSafe Initiative click here for more information.

Vaccine Infographics:
Click here for information on Healthy Aging recommendations for Seniors and vaccines.

Pawtucket COVID-19 News:

Pawtucket and Central Falls Create Incident Command System to Combat COVID-19
Team, known as Beat Covid-19, to Focus on Grassroots Communication and Assistance 
The Cities of Pawtucket and Central Falls are partnering with local organizations to combat the coronavirus pandemic after initiating broad based community support. In doing so, the two Cities have created an Incident Command System. The team, known as Beat Covid-19, is focusing on grassroots communication and assistance with the goal reaching out to every single household in the two cities, including identifying residents who become symptomatic as soon as they get sick and move them to effective isolation immediately.
Press release here.

Collette Steps Up to BEAT COVID-19

Pawtucket and Central Falls Put Out Call to Action to Organizations 

Collette has announced that it will serve as a collaborator and section leader of the CFP BEAT COVID-19 initiative. Colette will be contributing to the leadership of the CFP BEAT COVID-19 incident command team, providing the entire enterprise with logistical support, including information management services and phone banking.

"We are proud to support the efforts of both the City of Pawtucket and Central Falls," said Mike Vendetti, Director of Property Safety and Security at Collette. "We know that this is such an important task to benefit the community as a whole."

The CFP BEAT COVID-19 initiative has committed itself to reach out to every single household in the two cities, so that every resident in the cities knows what to do and who to call the moment they get sick due to the exponentially growing numbers of positive cases.

"We are deeply grateful for the resources and workforce that Collette and the Sullivan family have committed to this effort. There is no better corporate citizen anywhere," said Pawtucket Mayor Donald R. Grebien. "We estimate that nearly 50,000 people in Pawtucket and Central Falls do not have a primary health care doctor. Collette's invaluable assistance will help us reach out to every single household in our two cities."

See more information.


 Pawtucket Leaders Commit to Hold the Line on Taxes

Coronavirus is hurting our residents and economy, taxes shouldn't

Mayor Donald R. Grebien and the Pawtucket City Council announced today that tax rates for the upcoming fiscal year billing cycle will be held flat at this year's rates for both residential and commercial property. This no-tax-increase budget commitment comes as more and more coronavirus-related restrictions get imposed on businesses and unemployment claims are skyrocketing.

"These are hard times for everyone. We're all in this together though. We want to provide some level of certainty in these uncertain times for our taxpayers. Therefore, the City of Pawtucket has committed to holding the line on property taxes this July," said Mayor Donald R. Grebien. "As people are closing their businesses and losing their jobs, we know the last thing anyone wants to worry about is how they're going to deal with their property tax bills going up. As our residents' finances get tighter so should the City's. We cannot turn around and ask families in Pawtucket to sacrifice more than necessary. The Administration and City Council will continue to prioritize fiscal responsibility and focus on our taxpayers' ability to pay."

"We're pleased to take this reasonable step up to help our residents," said Council President David Moran. "I view this as the moral thing to do. Our residents and businesses have been hit hard by coronavirus restrictions. They shouldn't be hit harder by their local government. We're here to serve them, after all. The Pawtucket City Council takes its responsibility to our taxpayers incredibly seriously and we will continue to focus on helping them get through the challenges that we are all facing."

Please see the press release here.


State Contacts:

Rhode Island Department of Health

Rhode Island Department of Labor & Training
Rhode Island Commerce Corporation





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