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COVID-19 Testing on Monday Holiday: Airport Open, South End Fire Station Closed

New Bedford, Massachusetts – Project Beacon’s appointment-based COVID-19 testing at New Bedford Regional Airport will be open during Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Monday, Jan. 17, but the walk-up clinic provided by Seven Hills Behavioral Health at former Fire Station 11 in the South End will be closed for the holiday. 

Project Beacon’s COVID-19 testing at the airport—part of the state’s Stop the Spread program—will be open from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday. Project Beacon is shifting its hours, though, on Sunday, Jan. 16, when it will be open from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. 

Project Beacon is notifying people with Sunday appointments about the change. Anyone with questions can contact Project Beacon by email at help@beacontesting.com; or by calling 617-741-7310.  

Other testing sites in New Bedford and surrounding towns can be found on the state’s Stop the Spread website, www.mass.gov/info-details/find-a-covid-19-test.

Upcoming testing locations in New Bedford include: 

Friday, Jan. 14: 
-    Former Fire Station 11 (754 Brock Ave.) – 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Sunday, Jan. 16: 
-    Project Beacon at New Bedford Regional Airport (1569 Airport Road) – 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Monday, Jan. 17: 
-    Project Beacon at New Bedford Regional Airport (1569 Airport Road) – 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
-    Former Fire Station 11 (754 Brock Ave.) – CLOSED FOR HOLIDAY

Tuesday, Jan. 18: 
-    Project Beacon at New Bedford Regional Airport (1569 Airport Road) – 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.
-    Former Fire Station 11 (754 Brock Ave.) – 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Wednesday, Jan. 19:
-    Project Beacon at New Bedford Regional Airport (1569 Airport Road) – 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
-    Seven Hills at PAACA (360 Coggeshall St.) – 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Thursday, Jan. 20:
-    Project Beacon at New Bedford Regional Airport (1569 Airport Road) – 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.
-    Former Fire Station 11 (754 Brock Ave.) – 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Friday, Jan. 21:
-    Former Fire Station 11 (754 Brock Ave.) – 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
 

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