Project Beacon To Manage Free, Walk-Up COVID Testing Site at Saint Tarcisius

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FRAMINGHAM – Project Beacon will manage a free walk-up testing site at Saint Tarcisius Parish on Waverly Street opening Wednesday.

The Massachusetts Department of Public Health, Project Beacon, Saint Tarcisius Parish and the City of Framingham collaborated on the site, said the City of Framingham in a press release.

Testing will be indoors at the Father Maschi Parish Center, behind the church, located on Route 135 in South Framingham.

The testing site will open on Wednesday, February 24.

Framingham has not had a walk-up testing site since December 2020, when the site at SMOC HQ closed.

SOURCE published a report earlier this year, that the City of Framingham was looking at the District 8 polling place as a potential new walk-up site.

Hours: ▪ Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays: 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Wednesdays and Fridays: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Open to all Massachusetts residents over the age of 12 months old; symptomatic and asymptomatic

Testing is by appointment only, said the City of Framingham in a press release.

Make appointment by visiting https://app.beacontesting.com/login

Sign up options are in multiple languages, including Portuguese, said Senate President Karen Spilka, whose office had been advocating for this walk-up site.

Site is located at 562 Waverly Street. Enter on Waverly Court. Limited parking is available.

The testing is FREE; no insurance required, said the City of Framingham

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