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Testing Extended

DATE: Tuesday, August 25, 2020

HCC serving as 'Stop the Spread' COVID-19 test site

COVID-19 testing underway at HCC

Free COVID-19 testing at Holyoke Community College has been extended again – until Oct. 31. 

To assist the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and the City of Holyoke in reducing the spread of COVID-19, HCC. has been serving as a "Stop the Spread" drive-through testing site since Aug. 26.Testing was intially set to end on Sept. 12 and then extended through Sept. 30. It has been extended again until Oct. 31. 

Tests are being conducted outside HCC's Bartley Center for Athletics and Recreation and administered by Fallon Ambulance in partnership with the Holyoke Board of Health and the Massachusetts Department of Public Health. 

Testing is available six days a week through October 31, 2020, during the following hours: 

Monday 7-11 a.m.

Tuesday 2-7 p.m.   

Wednesday. 7-11 a.m.

Thursday 2-7 p.m. 

Friday 7-11 a.m.

Saturday 7-11 a.m. 

Testing are conducted on a first-come, first-serve basis. There are no appointments. There is no cost for the tests and no referral is required. 

Signs and HCC and Holyoke city Police officers direct drivers from Homestead Ave down to M Lot (adjacent the Bartley Center), where in-car tests are administered. Cars leave M Lot, pass through N Lot, and exit onto the campus road and out onto Homestead Avenue. 

Turnaround time for test results is typically four days or fewer.

See more on MassLive ... 

For more information, please go to: www.mass.gov/info-details/stop-the-spread 

PHOTO: Free COVID-19 testing will be offered outside HCC's Bartley Center for Athletics and Recreation Aug. 26 through Sept. 12. 



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