HOLYOKE — As the Omicron variant continues to drive a surge in COVID-19, Holyoke Community College (HCC) and the Holyoke Board of Health remind the public that free “Stop the Spread” COVID-19 testing at HCC has been extended through March 31. Drive-through testing is conducted six days a week in Parking Lot N by the Bartley Center for Athletics & Recreation on HCC’s main campus at 303 Homestead Avenue.
Drivers are asked to enter the campus from Homestead Avenue, turn right onto the Campus Road, and proceed to parking lot N. Signs and parking attendants are on site to help guide traffic.
The HCC testing site is open Monday, Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday from 7 a.m. to 11 a.m.; and Tuesday and Thursday from 2 to 7 p.m.
Testing is free to all Massachusetts residents and conducted on a first-come, first-served basis. There are no appointments, and no referral is necessary. Turnaround time for results is typically four days or fewer.
Testing may sometimes be cancelled due to inclement weather. Visit the Holyoke Board of Health website at www.holyoke.org/departments/board-of-health for up-to-date information on cancellations.