2020-2021 Reopening Plans

COVID-19 Resources & Links

Helpful Information About Testing Sites (updated 12-12-20, subject to change)

For those who are looking for testing sites, below is a list of local places that CRS community members have recommended:

1. Stop the Spread (Mass) - Free PCR testing. Depending on the site you may need to pre-register for an appointment or you just show up and wait in line in your car. You do NOT have to have a doctor's order or be symptomatic for these places. Often results in 24 hours.
(Transformation Health Care at South Middlesex Opportunity Council, Framingham)
 
2. Doctor's order placed by your primary care/pediatrician to a local hospital lab/location for PCR test - insurance pays. If performed at NWH or Beth-Israel Deaconess, test results vary from 36-48 hours.
 
3. Walk-in Urgent Care Center like AFC or Carewell - Out of pocket, usually ~$150 each. Insurance should pay if symptomatic. Long lines and difficult to get appointments, depending on location.
 
4. CIC-Health - privately owned company doing testing in Cambridge and at Newton Riverside MBTA location. Out-of-pocket expense is $80 for a PCR test - results in 24 hours and they're open 7 days a week.  You can schedule a time online ahead of time. This is the fastest turnaround for those who can pay out of pocket.  
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