Holyoke Public Library Event Calendar


Date: 5/30/2021
Time: 5:30 AM -
Title: Stop The Spread Testing Sites and Times
Contact: ,
Location: The Holyoke War Memorial and Holyoke Community College
Description:

STOP THE SPREAD TESTING HAS BEEN EXTENDED THROUGH SEPTEMBER 30th

Both Stop the Spread test sites in Holyoke will be closed on Saturday 5/29/21 and Monday 5/31/21, in observance of the Memorial Day Holiday

WALK UP COVID-19 Testing Site in Holyoke.

  • The walk-up COVID testing site is at the War Memorial, located at 310 Appleton Street. The lot at 323 Appleton Street may still be used as parking for the test site. Hours of operation will not change at this time.
  • Testing will take place at the front doors to the War Memorial.
  • Members of the public seeking a test will not be allowed to enter the building during testing hours.
  • The line should start at the front door and wrap around on the Maple Street side of the building, if necessary.
  • Testing hours are Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 2pm to 6pm. Testing will run until 6/30/21.

DRIVE UP COVID-19 Testing Site in Holyoke

A Stop the Spread test has opened at Holyoke Community College. Testing will run until 6/30/21. The testing take place at HCC in Lot H. The test site will still be drive-through.

  • The site will operate Monday, Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday 7am – 11am. Tuesday and Thursday 2pm -7pm.
  • Turnaround time for results is typically 4 days or fewer.
  • This test site is first come, first serve. There are no appointmentsPlease do not call the Health Department or Holyoke Community College to make an appointment.
  • The test site at Holyoke Community College is a drive-through only test site. Please do not get out of your vehicle. Signage and Campus Police will be readily apparent to help you access the site easily.
  • To help speed up the process, please have your information ready. They will ask for your full name, address (you must be a Massachusetts resident), phone number and email address.
  • There is no cost for the testing. You do not need a referral, nor do you need to be symptomatic.
  • The test style will be the less invasive swab in the lower nostril. The older style that required further insertion of the swab will not be used.
  • If you have previously tested positive, DPH and CDC guidelines do not recommend getting retested at this time.
  • If you are acutely symptomatic, particularly if you have a high fever, consider scheduling a test with your Primary Care Physician.
  • Information on all of the Stop the Spread test sites across the State can be found at:https://www.mass.gov/info-details/stop-the-spread

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