Photo: Belmont will hold vaccination and testing on Jan. 17, 18. (Credit: © Raimond Spekking / CC BY-SA 4.0 (via Wikimedia Commons)
With Covid infection rates in town and across the country reaching historic heights, the Belmont Health Department has scheduled a pair of events to secure the health of residents during this surge of the coronavirus.
Community Testing Day – Pre-registration and Proof of Residency is required
In an effort to curb the spread of COVID-19, the Towns of Belmont and Lexington are partnering to offer free COVID-19 PCR testing following the upcoming long weekend. There will be two upcoming testing events, and
both locations are open to residents of Belmont and Lexington. Testing is available for anyone aged 1 year or older.
- Monday, Jan. 17, 2022, from 9 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. at the Lexington Public Schools Administrative Building Gymnasium, 328 Lowell St., Lexington. The building address is 146 Maple St. but you must enter via Lowell Street (indoor testing)
- Monday, Jan. 17, 2022 from 2 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Chenery Middle School, 95 Washington St.,(indoor testing)
Register for a COVID-19 test on Jan. 17 here: https://testing.p1uc.com/register/with-code/?code=BLADLT
Proof of residency required at appointment.
Vaccine/Booster Clinic – Pre-registration required
The Belmont Health Department is offering COVID-19 vaccines to eligible residents, including 1st, 2nd, and booster shots. This clinic will be operated through a partnership between VaxinateRX and the Health Department, where Pfizer vaccines will be available.
- Tuesday, Jan. 18, 2022 from 8 a.m. – 1 p.m. at the Beth El Temple Center, 2 Concord Ave.
Register for a vaccine appointment here: https://www.appointmentquest.com/scheduler/2180061935? schedule=belmontvaccineclinic