CVS Opens Two New COVID-19 Testing Sites in Worcester County

by | May 21, 2020 | COVID-19, Headlines, News

CVS has announced the opening of an additional 12 drive-thru COVID-19 testing sites in Massachusetts. Two of the additional sites will be in Worcester County — in Winchendon and Shrewsbury.

CVS expects the new sites to open on Friday.

The site in Shrewsbury will be at 720 Boston Turnpike Rd. at the site which previously conducted drive-thru testing at a tent in the parking lot.

The Winchendon location is at 301 Central St.

As ThisWeekInWorcester.com previously reported, CVS opened 10 test sites in Massachusetts on May 15. That group of sites included 44 West Boylston St. in Worcester and 142 Worcester Rd. in Charlton.

Tests will be available to individuals who meet the Center for Disease Control and Prevention criteria and age guidelines. Patients must pre-register to be tested.

The patient will conduct the test with a CVS Pharmacy team member observing to ensure proper application. An independent, third-party lab processes the self-swab tests.

CVS aims to operate up to 1,000 sites in the US by the end of May, processing up to 1.5 million tests per month.

The 12 new testing locations includes:

CVS Pharmacy, 1010 Revere Beach Parkway, Chelsea, MA 02150
CVS Pharmacy, 419 East Falmouth Highway, East Falmouth, MA 02536
CVS Pharmacy, 150 Lafayette Square, Haverhill, MA 01832
CVS Pharmacy, 480 North Franklin Street, Holbrook, MA 02343
CVS Pharmacy, 842 South Franklin Street, Holbrook MA 02343
CVS Pharmacy, 136 Ashley Boulevard, New Bedford, MA 02746
CVS Pharmacy, 272 Highland Avenue, Salem, MA 01970
CVS Pharmacy, 720 Boston Turnpike Road, Shrewsbury, MA 01545
CVS Pharmacy, 215 College Highway, Southwick, MA 01077
CVS Pharmacy, 800 Lexington Street, Waltham, MA 02154
CVS Pharmacy, 301 Central Street, Winchendon, MA 01475
CVS Pharmacy, 652 South Street, Wrentham, MA 02093

All available testing locations are available on the CVS website.

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