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Posted on: July 30, 2020

[ARCHIVED] COVID-19: Stop the Spread Initiative - Free Testing Sites

Outline of the State of MA stating STOP THE SPREAD COVID-19

On July 27, 2020, the Baker-Polito Administration had announced an expansion of the “Stop the Spread” initiative, which provides free COVID-19 testing in targeted communities across the Commonwealth of MA. 

This expansion includes new testing sites in:  Agawam, Brockton, Methuen, Randolph, Revere, Springfield, Taunton, and Worcester. The Baker-Polito Administration previously launched free testing sites in Chelsea, Everett, Fall River, Lawrence, Lowell, Lynn, Marlborough, and New Bedford.  

Important:  You must Pre-register. Please visit: STOP THE SPREAD to find testing locations. 


  • Testing will be available through August 14, 2020


  • Open to everyone
  • You don’t need to have any symptom(s)
  • No cost to you
  • Testing at these sites is not restricted to residents of the city or town

Test results

  • Will be provided to each participant confidentially
  • Participants are encouraged to share these results with their doctors

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