COVID-19 Testing

If you develop any symptoms of COVID-19, even if they are mild, or if you are a close contact of someone who has tested positive for COVID-19, you should get a test. 

Testing Sites in Massachusetts
COVID-19 testing is widely available at sites across Massachusetts. For a complete list of testing sites, click here. To view an interactive map of testing sites, click here

Stop the Spread Testing
All Massachusetts residents, including those that are asymptomatic or that are not residents of communities where testing is offered, are eligible for testing at any Stop the Spread testing site. The closest Stop the Spread sites are located in Methuen and Lawrence. More information about Stop the Spread testing is available at

Stop the Spread testing in Lowell was ended by the state in September based on diminished transmission metrics at the time. There is currently no free testing available in Lowell through the Stop the Spread program.

City Sponsored Testing
In December 2020, the City of Lowell sponsored resident-only free testing in partnership with Trinity EMS at Cawley Stadium and Catalado Ambulance at Showcase Cinema. Testing at both sites ended the last week of December. Additional testing is not scheduled at either site at this time. Information regarding any future testing in Lowell will be published on this page once available. 

At-Home Testing
At-home testing kits are available for adults (18+) who are experiencing COVID-19 symptoms, or have recently been in contact with someone who tested positive for COVID-19. Tests can be obtained online at: