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COVID-19 Teaching Hospital Updates

Last updated June 2, 2020

Foster Hospital for Small Animals:  Open for essential and emergency care only, through our emergency service. Please call ahead.  Clients no longer allowed to enter Foster Hospital. Veterinary staff will meet owners at their cars to receive and discharge patients.  Read full operations announcement.

Hospital for Large Animals: Continues to provide emergency care and has started to reschedule elective cases.  Please call ahead. Clients no longer allowed to enter buildings. Veterinary staff will meet owners in the parking lot. Read full operations announcement.

Woman during pandemic isolation walking with her dog in parkThe Tufts Wildlife Clinic is accepting emergency cases only. Please call before coming to the clinic. We cannot accept healthy, orphaned wildlife or non-native species.  After-hours drop-offs are not permitted at this time. We ask you to keep the wildlife in a secure box in a quiet place and call during our normal business hours, Mon-Fri 9 am- 5 pm, and weekends 9 am-5 pm.  If you have found a raccoon, skunk, woodchuck, or bat, which poses a high risk of rabies, please refer to the information here.  Read full operations announcement.

Tufts at Tech Community Veterinary Clinic re-opens on Monday, June 8, 2020, in a limited capacity to help ensure the safety of all who work and visit the clinic.   Clients are no longer allowed to enter Tufts at Tech. Veterinary staff will meet owners at their cars to receive and discharge patients. Please note:  walk-in appointments are not permitted at this time. Read full operations announcement.

Lerner Spay/Neuter Clinic: The clinic re-opens on Monday, June 8, 2020, in a limited capacity to help ensure the safety of all who work and visit the clinic. Clients are no longer allowed to enter Lerner Clinic. Veterinary staff will meet shelter partners and clients at their cars to receive and discharge patients. Read full operations announcement.

Tufts Veterinary Field Service in Woodstock, CT, is open and caring for all large-animal species. If you are experiencing any signs of respiratory or flulike illness, please send a healthy representative to meet with our veterinarians.  Clients are not allowed in the main clinic building in Woodstock.  Please contact our office (860-974-2780) or your veterinarian by phone to arrange pick-up/delivery of medications.  Read full operations announcement.

Tufts VETS hospital in Walpole, MA is open for emergency care only. Clients are no longer allowed to enter the hospital. Veterinary staff will meet owners at their cars to receive and discharge patients. Read full operations announcement.

COVID-19 Guidance: Guidance and operational updates for Cummings School and its veterinary teaching hospitals. Read More