Resources and Information on Coronavirus (Covid19)


Do the right thing

Protect yourself, your family and your neighbors from the risk of exposure to the Covid-19 virus. Avoid risky social situations, wash your hands frequently, practice social distancing and wear a face covering while out in public. Quarantine if you are required to. Doing these simple things protects everyone.


Situation on the Island

  • 0 confirmed Covid-19 cases.
  • Health Center open for acute or routine health issues. Call ahead: 734-2213
  • Keep Islesboro Healthy! Join the Early Detection/Warning System! The IHC is offering a FREE, EASY, and GENTLE Covid-19 test. Questions? Please see this FAQ. You can click here to apply.
  • Islesboro has a new Health Liaison Volunteer, Jane Wherren (email) who will advocate for organizations and business during Covid-19.


Reaching The Islesboro Public Safety Team 24x7


Tell us you are here!

As a courtesy, help us to have an accurate understanding of people living on island - really important for public safety responsiveness. The data collected is confidential to the Public Safety team. This online questionnaire asks for your name, address, number of people with you and how to contact you. If your information changes, then fill it in again and the system will discard your previous entry.


Crisis Team

Questions? The best way to get in touch with the Crisis Team is via email


What's available on Islesboro this fall & winter


Shop local! Avoid going to the mainland.

Island Market and Durkee's Store are open for in-store shopping with restrictions. Order via for curbside pickup.

The Islesboro Community Center will have a Waldo County Bounty table on Thursday for FREE fresh food. It is a give and take table from 10-2.

Second Baptist Church Food Pantry has canned goods, bread, and frozen meat available. Please call Pastor Trish Goodspeed at 734-2278 (parsonage), 207-542-4006 (cell) or by email. The hours are 4-6pm on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday. Charge accounts are available at both markets for perishable products (contact Pastor Trish for access).

On the Rock Café – order via

Penobscot Island Air Delivery will provide deliveries from Hannaford (Rockland) and South End Grocery (Rockland) for $10 a box. For information on how to setup delivery please refer to this document.

Ferry & Quicksilver

The MSFS schedule. If buying tickets on the Islesboro side, you can call in (734-6935) with your ticket order and your tickets will be delivered to you in line. Please be in line at least 20 minutes before scheduled sailing time. Masks must be worn for walk-ons. Follow the instructions of the crew...

The Quicksilver Water Taxi operates morning commuter service to Lincolnville Monday thru Friday. Thursday evening there is an 8:15 pm from Islesboro and 8:30 pm from Lincolnville. Please RSVP. They are available for charter, call 207-557-0197 for availability and pricing,

Other Services

  • Post Office 734-8884
  • Penobscot Island Air 596-7500
  • Vinal Energy (propane/oil) 342-4040
  • M&M Service (oil) 734-6971

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