Stop the Spread (Free COVID-19 Testing at SSTAR)

The Commonwealth is launching a strategic testing program in communities across Massachusetts that have continued to see a higher number of residents testing positive for COVID-19.  This program will support the testing of asymptomatic individuals in these communities to help stop the spread of COVID-19. If you are a resident […] Read more »

SSTAR Offers Drive-Through Testing for COVID-19

Drive-through testing for COVID-19 is available at SSTAR Governor Baker announced through a press conference that Fall River would expand testing for COVID-19. Starting on Monday May 4th, SSTAR will be offering drive-through testing by appointment only.  Hours of operation  for our testing sites are  8:30am – 11:30 am at […] Read more »

COVID-19 Testing & Triage

If you have symptoms and are wondering if you should be tested for COVID-19, do not call any of the hospital main lines. There are two very good “hotlines” that can help. SouthCoast Hotline – (508)973-1919 Mass DPH Hotline – (617)983-6800 Read more »

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COVID-19 Emergency Response for SSTAR

In this stressful time, we are working to reduce risk of virus exposure by our staff and patients. This unfortunately necessitated some difficult decisions: All group treatment is suspended for all programs We are going to limit admissions to our inpatient programs and will begin to work towards reducing the […] Read more »

New Acupuncture Group at SSTAR

Auricular (ear) acupuncture has been used to help combat addiction and curb cravings for a long time. It has also been used in acute trauma and national disaster settings for PTSD, for soldiers on the battlefield, and to treat refugees around the world. Many people have had success and now […] Read more »