Photo: Covid testing will be held in Belmont and Lexington this week
In an effort to curb the spread of COVID-19, Belmont is partnering with Lexington to offer free COVID-19 PCR testing following Thanksgiving. There will be two upcoming testing events, and both are open to residents of Belmont and Lexington, regardless of the testing location.
Testing for the virus remains one of the most important tools we have to slow and stop the spread of COVID-19. Celebrate safely with your loved ones this holiday season and take advantage of this free testing service for residents.
You must have an appointment to be tested. Proof of residency is required. Testing is available for anyone who has reached their first birthday.
The dates and locations are:
- Saturday, Dec. 4 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Chenery Middle School, 95 Washington St., Belmont (indoor testing)
Limited walk-ins may be accepted 9 a.m. – 11 a.m., appointments strongly recommended.
- Sunday, Dec. 5 from noon to 5 p.m.
173 Bedford St., Lexington (drive-through testing—remain in your car)
No walk-ins will be accepted at the Lexington event.
Register for a COVID-19 test on either Dec. 4 or Dec. 5 here:
PhysicianOne Urgent Care will be providing the testing. Please note: You will need to set up an account on their website through the highlighted link below to register for a COVID-19 test, and to view your test results.
Further Info and Tips:
- Guide for setting up an account: Registering for an account (Covid-19 Test Results)
- Nasal swab process: Nasal Swab Process
PhysicianOne Urgent Care uses the Project Beacon online platform for account registration and test scheduling. If you have any issues with registration or scheduling, please contact Project Beacon by email at firstname.lastname@example.org, or call 617-741-7310, Mon.-Fri. from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.