Lawrence Community COVID-19 Testing Center

Community Medical AssociatesStop the Spread: Asymptomatic Testing Available for All Residents of Massachusetts

Normal Hours of Operation*

*PLEASE NOTE: Due to very high volumes in recent days, the testing line has been closing 4-5 hours prior to the tent closing times (listed below) to ensure all those waiting in line may be tested prior to the tent closing time. Additionally, The testing line may close early in the event of adverse weather conditions to ensure everyone waiting in line is able to be tested before the site closes.

If you are seeking or need a COVID-19 test, and you are not experiencing a medical emergency, please do not go to Emergency Center for testing. The Emergency Center is for those who need the most critical care. If you are experiencing severe COVID-19 symptoms, including but not limited to: difficulty breathing, chest pain, confusion or persistent vomiting, please seek emergency care immediately. To learn more about testing locations, self-testing, home testing kits and other testing resources, visit:

* The testing site is primarily a drive-through site.  If arriving with a vehicle, the driver and all passengers must remain in the car for the entirety of the visit.  Lawrence residents only who arrive via public transportation or by walking will be tested without a vehicle by walking up to the check-in tent. 
** High volume/long waits are expected, Line will close early to match the wait time so that all in line can be tested before closing. 

*** Hours may differ for LGH Pre-Procedure Testing.  Please come to the specified testing location at your scheduled appt time. 

Normal hours of operation:
Monday - Friday: 8am - 4:30pm
Sat.-Sun.: 8am - 1pm

More Information:

All residents of Massachusetts have access to COVID-19 testing as part of Governor Baker’s Stop the Spread Testing Initiative. If you are not experiencing any symptoms of COVID-19, testing for asymptomatic individuals comes at no cost, health insurance is not needed, and there is no age requirement. If you DO have symptoms of COVID-19, testing comes at no cost to you, but billing will go through your insurance. If you are not insured, billing will not be an issue for you. There is no age requirement for testing.

City of Lawrence COVID-19 Information Page

Frequently Asked Questions

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