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AMR Springfield’s Stop the Spread Testing Effort Extended Through March 2023

SPRINGFIELD — American Medical Response (AMR), the city of Springfield’s provider of medical transportation, announced in collaboration with Gov. Charlie Baker’s office, Springfield Mayor Domenic Sarno’s office, and Springfield Health and Human Services Commissioner Helen Caulton-Harris that it is extending the Stop the Spread COVID-19 testing program at Eastfield Mall in Springfield through March 31, 2023.

Stop the Spread is a statewide strategic testing program in communities across Massachusetts that has continued to see a higher number of residents testing positive for COVID-19. Hundreds of people are being tested daily at the AMR site on Boston Road in Springfield.

Testing is available on a drive-through basis only at 1655 Boston Road, Springfield, between 8 a.m. and 3 p.m. on weekdays and between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. on weekends. For additional details about testing, visit www.mass.gov/info-details/stop-the-spread.