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AMR Announces Holiday Hours for COVID-19 Testing Site at Eastfield Mall

American Medical Response (AMR), the City of Springfield’s provider of medical transportation, announced today that the daily “Stop the Spread” COVID-19 testing site at the Eastfield Mall will be closed due to lab closures in observation of Christmas and New Year holidays on the following days:

● December 24 & 25, 2021

● December 31, 2021 & January 1, 2022


Hours will also be adjusted at the Eastfield Mall testing site on the following days:

  • December 23, 2021 from 7 a.m. to 11 a.m.
  • December 30, 2021 from 7 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Daily COVID-19 testing will resume on December 26 and January 2 at the Eastfield Mall location. No appointments are necessary; however AMR strongly encourages registering in advance to facilitate faster testing. Testing is available on a drive-through basis only at 1655 Boston Road, Springfield, MA between 8 a.m. and 3 p.m. on weekdays and from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on weekends.

“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. Nearly 1,000 people are being tested daily at the AMR site on Boston Road in Springfield. AMR has administered more than 300,000 tests since the site opened at the beginning of the pandemic.

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Page last updated:  Tuesday, March 1, 2022 01:32 pm