Get a Free COVID-19 test

Stop of the Spread Initiative

Stop of the Spread is a free COVID-19 testing program currently available in Chelsea through December 31, 2021.

  • Open to everyone regardless of your immigration status
  • You don’t need to have any symptom(s)
  • It is free for all Chelsea residents 

Who should get tested?

  • If you develop ANY symptoms of COVID-19, even if they are mild.
  • OR you come in contact with someone who tests positive for COVID-19. 

Testing Locations

The information below is subject to change, please check back regularly for updates.

OUTDOOR TESTING SITE:  City Hall, 500 Broadway

  • Monday thru Friday - 2 pm to 6 pm
  • Saturday & Sunday - 11 am to 5 pm.  

Pre-Register Your COVID Test and Save Time! Visit 
Pre-registration helps lower wait times for everybody. Registration is NOT Required, and your pre-registration does not mean that your wait time will be less. IF YOU PREVIOUSLY GOT TESTED AT THIS SITE IN THE PAST, YOU DO NOT NEED TO PRE-REGISTER AGAIN.

Results available by text, or by calling 617-765-0176. 

Other Testing Location(s):

To get tested, please call the number for an appointment. Walk-in appointments are available, call the number to make sure you have a BID patient number. Please have your insurance ready when you call Beth Israel Deaconess.

DayTesting LocationContactTesting Hours
Monday - FridayBeth Israel Deaconess HealthCare: 1000 Broadway(617) 975-6262

M-F 9 am - 5 pm;

Sat 9 am - 2 pm


CVS - Chelsea: 1010 Revere Beach Parkway

All tests must be scheduled. Make an appointment at 

Learn about the free drive-through Express COVID-19 Testing Sites in Revere & Lynn at

Please register online at to see available appointment slots.

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