COVID-19 Testing Information

Resources for Residents

LAST UPDATED: 5/3/2021

Free COVID-19 Testing by appointment only,
sponsored by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Project beacon - open to all residents of Massachusetts

  • You don’t need to have any symptom(s)
  • Testing is free, and no health insurance is required
  • Project Beacon uses virus testing, also called “PCR" testing. This test tells you if you currently have COVID-19. PCR tests are conducted by nasal swab, oral swab, or saliva sample. Both Framingham sites are using a nasal swab to conduct testing.  
  • Test results can be used for travel purposes

BY APPOINTMENT ONLY, FREE Walk-THROUGH EXPRESS COVID-19 TESTING BY PROJECT BEACON AT 562 Waverly STREET, indoors at St. Tarcisius parish (father maschi parish center, located behind the parish)

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  • Location: Saint Tarcisius Parish - 562 Waverly Street, Framingham, MA 01702, testing site is located indoors at the Father Maschi Parish Center, behind the parish
    Start Date: Wednesday, February 24,
    • Hours
    • Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays: 11 a.m. – 7 p.m.
    • Wednesdays and Fridays: 8 a.m.-4 p.m.
  • Eligibility: Open to all Massachusetts residents over the age of 12 months old; symptomatic and asymptomatic
  • Appointment: Testing is by appointment only. Make an appointment here: https://app.beacontesting.com/login
  • Format: Indoor testing (no vehicle required) at the Father Maschi Parish Center, pedestrian access only
  • Limited parking is available at: 562 Waverly Street. Enter on Waverly Ct. 
  • Public Transportation: Framingham Commuter Rail at 417 Waverly St, Framingham, MA 01702 and Framingham MBTA Station (Stop ID: F02)
  • Cost: FREE; no insurance required
  • Test Results: Results will be available within 1-3 (business) days after test administration

THE DRIVE-THROUGH TESTING SITE ON FRANKLIN STREET IS NOW CLOSED! 

a new drive-through testing site is scheduled to open on Friday, May 7, at 123 maple street. 

BY APPOINTMENT ONLY, FREE drive-THROUGH EXPRESS COVID-19 TESTING BY PROJECT BEACON AT 123 Maple STREET, Framingham state university commuter lot

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  • Location: 123 Maple Street, Framingham, MA 01702 at the Framingham State University Commuter Parking Lot 
  • When: Starting Friday, May 7
  • Scheduling an appointment: Please register online at https://app.beacontesting.com/login to see available appointment slots. (NO WALK-INS)
  • Eligibility: Open to everyone; symptomatic and asymptomatic
  • Format: Drive-through only
  • Cost: FREE; no health insurance required 
  • Test Results: Results will be available within 1-3 (business) days after test administration

other testing sites located in and around Framingham


Please contact the testing locations below before arriving. 
Many sites require pre-screening, a referral, and/or an appointment. 

LOOKING FOR ADDITIONAL COVID-19 TESTING SITES, including free testing for uninsured Massachusetts residents? 

Search for test sites on the Massachusetts Department of Public Health website here


CAREWELL URGENT CARE - FRAMINGHAM
50 WORCESTER RD #3, FRAMINGHAM, MA 01702

TELEPHONE NUMBER: 508-861-7375 - OPTION 2 FOR FRONT DESK

PROCESS:

  • Visit their website for COVID-19 Testing Information.

CONVENIENT MD
236 COCHITUATE RD, FRAMINGHAM, MA 01701

TELEPHONE NUMBER: 774-244-3227

PROCESS:

  • General information about testing is on their website.
  • Offering COVID-19 testing for any patients showing symptoms of COVID-19. Also, asymptomatic healthcare workers, first responders, essential workers, and anyone who has had close contact with someone who is confirmed to be COVID-19 positive.  
  • People should call ahead of time and should not come into their establishment.
  • Uninsured and insured are accepted.

CVS Pharmacy 
- 492 Concord Street, Framingham, MA 01702
- 1280 Worcester Road, Framingham, MA 01701
- 150 Main Street, Wayland, MA 01778

Process:

  • Tests must be scheduled 
  • Schedule online here. 

AFC URGENT CARE NATICK
945 WORCESTER STREET, NATICK, MA 01760

TELEPHONE NUMBER: 508-650-6208, PRESS 5 TO GET DIRECTLY TO FRONT DESK


PROCESS:

  • General information about testing is on their website.

AFC URGENT CARE MARLBOROUGH
38 BOSTON POST RD W, MARLBOROUGH, MA 01752

TELEPHONE NUMBER: 508-658-0764, PRESS 5 TO GET DIRECTLY TO FRONT DESK

PROCESS:

  • General information about testing is on their website.

METROWEST MEDICAL CENTER
115 LINCOLN ST, FRAMINGHAM, MA 01702

Telephone NUMBER: 800-872-5473, press 1 for covid-19 information

PROCESS:

  • Not aware of any payments for this test.
  • There is an emergency room copay, but they did not know if that is used for this type of testing.

NATICK URGENT CARE
4 MERCER ROAD, NATICK, MA 01760

TELEPHONE NUMBER: 508-318-4466

PROCESS:

  • Information about testing is available on their website.

MARLBOROUGH HOSPITAL in conjunction with the Massachusetts department of public health - free COVID-19 TESTING
Testing site location:
New England sports center parking lot
121 Donald lynch blvd.
Marlborough, MA 01752

View information about testing here


Mass general Brigham, PARTNERS URGENT CARE
219 NORTH MAIN STREET, NATICK, MA 01760

TELEPHONE NUMBER: 774-231-1977

PROCESS:

  • A referral and scheduled appointment are required. 
  • For more information about COVID Testing, visit their website
  • For information about the Natick branch, click here

EDWARD M. KENNEDY COMMUNITY HEALTH CENTER
354 Waverly Street, Framingham, MA 01702

telephone number: 1-800-853-2288

PROCESS:

  • Testing available for existing health center patients only.
  • Call the health center for an appointment.

Walgreens pharmacy 
- 15 school street, Framingham, ma 01701
- 624 Waverly Street, Framingham, ma 01702

Process:

  • Tests must be scheduled
  • Schedule online here