Franklin Street Free COVID Testing To Close Sunday; New Site To Open on Maple Street May 7

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FRAMINGHAM -The free COVID-19 testing site, paid for by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, will close at 484 Franklin Street on Sunday, May 2.

A new drive thru, free COVID testing site is anticipated to re-open at 123 Maple Street at the Framingham State University parking lot on Friday, May 7.

Both sites are run by project Beacon under the state’s Stop the Spread campaign.

The Maple Street site will stay up through mid-August 2021.

Individuals who need to be tested in between the closure and the re-opening can use the walk-through testing at Saint Tarcisius’s Father Maschi Parish Center Walk-through testing hours are Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays: 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., and Wednesdays and Fridays: 8 a.m to 4 p.m.

All three sites are by appointment only. Register online at to see available appointment slots. 

Testing is open to all – symptomatic and asymptomatic individuals.

No health insurance required.

Results will be available within 1-3 (business) days after test administration.


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