Town of Smithfield opening new COVID testing site

Walk Up Covid 19 Testing Site To Open In Providence Tuesday

SMITHFIELD, R.I. (WLNE)- The Town of Smithfield announced that they have been approved to open a public testing site at 9 Cedar Swamp Road.

The testing site will open Wednesday, January 26, and will run every Wednesday from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m., and Saturday’s from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m.

“Our Fire Department, Emergency Management Agency and the Town’s administration have been working with state health officials and the state’s COVID response team to establish a local testing site,” said Town Manager Randy R. Rossi.  “We completed the process of getting this site up and running in a relatively short amount of time.  This service will give our residents a quick and convenient testing location here in Smithfield.”

Town Council President Suzy Alba said “The opening of this additional testing site is another great service being provided by Town to help keep our residents safe and, hopefully, get us closer to the end of this pandemic.”

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