BROOKLINE — Interim Health Commissioner Patrick Maloney announces that the Brookline Department of Public Health and Human Services will host a free COVID-19 testing event this weekend.
On Sunday, Jan. 16, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Brookline DHHS will offer free PCR testing at the Pierce School, 50 School St. Tests are available to Brookline residents, students and employees of businesses in Brookline. Tests are available on a first-come, first-served basis.
Drive-through and walk-up options will be available. Those seeking drive-through testing should enter the site through the town garage on Washington Street between Town Hall and the main library. Those seeking walk-in tests should enter from the stairs to Pierce on Harvard Street, across from St. Mary’s Church.
Those who are walking to the testing site should be mindful that the weather is expected to be cold Sunday and should plan to dress accordingly in the event they must wait outdoors.
Masks are required at the testing site. Results are typically available 48-72 hours following testing via phone, text or email.