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The City of Boston is encouraging residents and businesses to help stop the spread of COVID-19, and an important part of stopping the spread is getting more people tested. This will help the City of Boston better understand and control the spread of the virus. 

Still have questions? Contact:
Public Health Commission
1010 Massachusetts Avenue
2nd Floor
Boston, MA 02118

Getting tested

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  • have been in contact with someone who is infected with COVID-19, or
  • have traveled or been in large gatherings.
  • The City is also encouraging everyone to consider getting tested for COVID-19, regardless of symptoms. If you are interested in accessing free COVID-19 testing, check out the City’s mobile testing sites. Testing at our mobile sites is available to anyone, regardless of symptoms and insurance coverage

    Other testing centers

    Other testing centers have varying policies regarding the availability of asymptomatic testing and insurance coverage. Please call ahead. The multilingual Mayor's Health Line (617-534-5050) can help with health insurance applications. You can also get help navigating Boston's health care system and COVID-19 questions.

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    List of testing sites

    Testing sites

    Please note:Tổ chức Baccarat The hours, times, and processes vary by site. Some sites require you to call ahead for pre-screening and to schedule an appointment. You should contact your health insurance provider with insurance coverage questions, and to determine any potential uncovered costs.

    TESTING FACILITY ADDRESS CONTACT and testing info Hours
    Bowdoin Street Health Center 230 Bowdoin Street
    Dorchester, MA 02122

    617-754-0100

    • To be tested, you must meet .
    • Testing starts at age 12 -17 and is only available to Bowdoin Street pediatric patients. Testing is available to the public for those 18 and older.
    • Health insurance is collected. Residents must check with their insurance for uncovered costs.
    • Free tests are made available on a screening basis. If you are not a Bowdoin Street patient and want to re-test, if you already had a positive test or have left Massachusetts while traveling you will not be able to receive a free test.
    Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
    Saturdays, 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.
    Brigham and Women's Hospital
    (Boston main campus)
    75 Francis Street
    Boston, MA 02115
    617-732-5500  

    Tổ chức BaccaratBrookside Community Health Center

    3297 Washington Street, Jamaica Plain, 02130 617-522-4700 or 617-983-4100

    Wednesdays and Thursdays only, from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Walk-in service, weather permitting.

    Tổ chức BaccaratLast day of service is Thursday, November 5.

    Carney Hospital 2100 Dorchester Avenue
    Dorchester, MA 02124
    617-296-4000 Monday through Thursday, 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
    Charles River Community Health 495 Western Avenue
    Boston, MA 02135
    617-783-0500 Open Monday, Wednesday, and Fridays, from 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.
    Codman Square Health Center 637 Washington Street, Boston, MA 02124

    Please call 617-822-8271 to pre-register.

    Testing is available if you have symptoms or not. Registration is required and insurance information will be collected. Please check with your insurance carrier for COVID-19 covered services. 

    If you have no insurance, that's no problem. We can help. Free tests are available at no cost based on a patient screening.

    Mondays, Tuesdays,  and Thursdays, from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

    Tổ chức BaccaratWednesdays, from 10 a.m. - 7 p.m.,

    Alternate Fridays, from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. (Dates: Nov. 27, Dec. 11, Jan. 8, 22, and 29)

    Tổ chức BaccaratAlternate Saturdays, from 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. (Dates: Nov. 21, Dec. 5 and 19, Jan. 2 and 16

    CVS Pharmacy drive-thru

    207 Market Street, Brighton, MA 02135

    Tổ chức Baccarat181 Brighton Avenue, Allston, MA 02134

    1921 Centre Street West Roxbury, MA 02132

    4600 Washington Street, Roslindale, MA 02131

    1150 Saratoga Street, East Boston, MA 02128

    703 Gallivan Boulevard, Dorchester, MA 02124

    To get tested, .

     
    Daniel Driscoll Neponset Health Center (Harbor Health) 398 Neponset Avenue
    Dorchester, MA 02122
    617-282-3200

    By appointment only: Monday through Friday, 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

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    Dimock Center 45 Dimock Street
    Roxbury, MA 02119

    617-442-8800 (Ext. 2683)

    Available to everyone by appointment only. You must pre-register by calling 617-754-8240.

    Tổ chức BaccaratMonday through Friday, 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.

    DotHouse Health 1353 Dorchester Avenue
    Dorchester, MA 02122

    617-740-2292

    Testing is free but on a first-come, first-served basis.

    Tổ chức BaccaratPlease arrive as early as possible to receive your time slot slip. Once time slots are filled for the day, please return during our next testing hours

    Tổ chức BaccaratNote: Please wear a mask and bring your insurance card and photo ID, if you have those.

    Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

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    East Boston Neighborhood Health Center 79 Paris Street, East Boston, MA 02128

    Testing for symptomatic and asymptomatic patients.

    You need to pre-register for testing by calling 617-569-5800 before arriving on site. This helps reduce traffic and crowding.

    Tổ chức BaccaratWalk-up testing: Monday - Friday, 8 - 11:30 a.m. and 1 - 4:30 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

    Fenway Health Center

    Holy Trinity Orthodox Cathedral (Parking Lot), 161 Kilmarnock Street, Boston, MA 02215

    By appointment only: 617-927-6000

    Tổ chức BaccaratMonday through Friday, 8 a.m. - 12 p.m. (noon)

    Greater Roslindale Medical and Dental Center 9 Taft Hill Terrace, Roslindale, MA 02131

    Testing is available at no cost and regardless of symptoms.

    You have to make an appointment. Call 617-323-4440

    Monday through Friday, 1 - 3 p.m.
    Harvard Street Neighborhood Health Center 895 Blue Hill Avenue, Dorchester, MA 02124

    617-245-8206

    Tổ chức BaccaratYou must schedule an appointment by calling the number above. Testing is free and available to everyone regardless of symptoms and regardless of insurance.

    Tổ chức BaccaratMondays, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

    Tuesdays, 2 - 6 p.m.

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    Massachusetts General Hospital 55 Fruit Street
    Boston, MA 02114
    617-726-2000  
    Mattapan Community Health Center 1575 Blue Hill Avenue
    Mattapan, MA 02126
    617-296-0061

    Monday through Thursday, 9:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
    Fridays, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

    NEW Health Charlestown 15 Tufts Street
    Charlestown, MA 02129
    857-238-1100

    Monday through Friday, 1 - 4 p.m. 

    NEW Health Waterfront North End 332 Hanover Street, Boston, MA 02113 Appointments can be made by calling NEW Health at 617-643-8000

    UPDATE: Open Friday, December 18, from 8:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. and 1 - 4 p.m.

    Tuesday and Thursday, 8:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.

    Revere drive-through express COVID-19 testing

    Across the street from the Shops at Suffolk Downs on Tomasello Way, 31 Furlong Drive, Revere, MA 02151

    for more information.  
    South Boston Community Health Center 409 West Broadway, South Boston, MA 02127

    Registration and appointment require. Call 617-269-7500.

    Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
    Saturdays, 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.

    Tufts Medical Center

    276 Tremont Street, Boston MA 02111

    617-636-5000

    Walk-ins accepted. Pre-registration recommended .
     
    Please check with your insurance carrier to confirm coverage. Asymptomatic individuals will be charged an out-of-pocket cost of $135.

    Tổ chức BaccaratMonday to Saturday, 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.

    Upham's Corner Health Center 415 Columbia Road
    Dorchester, MA 02125

    617-388-5007

    Patients need to call first for an appointment.

    Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.

    Tổ chức BaccaratSaturday, 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.

    Whittier Street Health Center 1290 Tremont Street
    Roxbury, MA 02120
    617-427-1000

    Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
    Saturdays, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

    The state also put together a map of .

    Mobile testing sites

    Mobile testing sites

    The testing site is free and available to everyoneTổ chức Baccarat, regardless of insurance. This is a walk-up site with on-site registration.

    The testing site is free and available to everyoneTổ chức Baccarat, regardless of insurance. This is a walk-up site with on-site registration.

    The testing site is free and available to everyone, regardless of insurance.

    This is a drive through only site. You must book an appointment . Your appointment is only valid for the date and time given to you, and there's only one appointment per person.

    The testing site is free and available to everyone, regardless of insurance. Pre-registration is required. Call 617-858-2406.

    The testing site is free and available to everyone, regardless of insurance. This is a walk-up site with on-site registration.

    The testing site is free and available to everyone, regardless of insurance.

    Tổ chức BaccaratThis is a drive through only site. You must book an appointment . Your appointment is only valid for the date and time given to you, and there's only one appointment per person.

    The testing site is free and available to everyone, regardless of insurance. This is a walk-up site with on-site registration.

    The testing site is free and available to everyone, regardless of insurance. Pre-registration is required. Call 617-858-2406.

    The testing site is free and available to everyone, regardless of insurance. Pre-registration is required. Call 617-858-2406.

    The testing site is free and available to everyoneTổ chức Baccarat, regardless of insurance.

    Tổ chức BaccaratThis is a drive through only site. You must book an appointment . Your appointment is only valid for the date and time given to you, and there's only one appointment per person.

    The testing site is free and available to everyone, regardless of insurance. Pre-registration is required. Call 617-858-2406.

    The testing site is free and available to everyone, regardless of insurance. This is a walk-up site with on-site registration.

    The testing site is free and available to everyone, regardless of insurance. This is a walk-up site with on-site registration.

    The testing site is free and available to everyone, regardless of insurance. This is a walk-up site with on-site registration.

    The testing site is free and available to everyone, regardless of insurance. This is a walk-up site with on-site registration.

    Could I have COVID-19?

    Tổ chức Baccarat include fever or chills, cough, shortness of breath or difficulty breathing, fatigue, muscle or body aches, headache, new loss of taste or smell, sore throat, congestion or runny nose, nausea or vomiting, and diarrhea.

    Tổ chức BaccaratThere is growing evidence of transmission risk from infected people without symptoms (asymptomatic), or before the onset of recognized symptoms (pre-symptomatic).

    If you have symptoms of COVID-19, you should call your health care provider. This is especially important for for complications from COVID-19.

    Think you should get tested?

    We have answers to common questions about when you should be tested for the coronavirus (COVID-19):

    When to get tested