State-run COVID-19 test site opening in Woonsocket

Covid Tests
A file photo of COVID-19 tests. (WLNE)

WOONSOCKET, R.I. (WLNE)- Mayor Lisa Baldelli-Hunt announced that a state-run testing site will be opening at the Woonsocket Elks Lodge.

The testing site opened January 10, operating from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. seven days a week.

Appointments are required and can be booked at portal.ri.gov, under Elks Lodge, or by calling 401-222-8022. The site will be offering both rapid antigen and PCR tests.

Mayor Baldelli-Hunt exclaimed, “We are pleased to have worked with Governor McKee and the State of Rhode Island in getting this important state-run COVID-19 test site in Woonsocket to help ensure the health and safety of our residents and neighbors. I want to especially thank the Elks Lodge for making their facility available to house this test site. The Elks have always been a great community partner and they again stepped-up
during this difficult time.” The Mayor added, “There is now a huge demand for COVID19 testing and we are working on bringing a second state-run test site to Woonsocket and will be providing updates on this effort in the coming days.”

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