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A new site in Jamaica Plain increases citywide COVID-19 testing capacity following Thanksgiving.

Mayor Martin J. Walsh today announced the availability of free COVID-19 testing for anyone regardless of symptoms at three locations around the City of Boston this week. In addition to the City's existing mobile testing teams in partnership with East Boston Neighborhood Health Center and Whittier Street Health Center, there is now free mobile COVID-19 testing available in Jamaica Plain, located at Anna Mae Cole Community Center until Thursday, December 3. The City of Boston is partnering with LCG to add this site to increase testing capacity citywide, following increased demand for Thanksgiving.

East Boston Neighborhood Health Center will continue its mobile operation in East Boston's Central Square, located on Border Street across from Liberty Plaza Shopping Center. Whittier Street Health Center's mobile COVID-19 testing team will now operate in Washington Park Mall at 333 Warren Street in Roxbury. Both of these COVID-19 mobile testing teams will be available until Saturday, December 5. 

"In the City of Boston, we are committed to providing equitable access to COVID-19 testing in our neighborhoods, and I'm pleased to build on that work with this new resource," said Mayor Walsh. "It's especially important now for anyone who spent the Thanksgiving holiday with people outside their household to get tested and limit the further spread of COVID-19. I want to thank LCG for their partnership on this new testing site, and I want to thank East Boston Neighborhood Health Center and Whittier Street Health Center for their continued partnership on providing free and equitable testing access in Boston."

 as a way to help fill any gaps in testing availability, prioritizing neighborhoods and populations that need dedicated testing efforts to create equitable access to testing. The mobile testing teams have previously been located in Roxbury, Allston, South Boston, Mattapan, East Boston, and Dorchester. 

In addition to the City's two mobile testing sites and this week's testing in Jamaica Plain, COVID-19 testing is available at over 30 locations across the city. Individuals can call the Mayor's Health Line with any questions using 617-534-5050. . 

Xổ số may mắn hàng tuần a pledge designed to encourage residents to get a COVID-19 test. Additionally, businesses who sign the pledge will share testing resources and information with their employees. 

The City of Boston has been partnering with community health centers to increase access to testing, particularly in neighborhoods experiencing higher rates of COVID-19. As of Monday, November 23, 2020, there were 401,520 COVID-19 tests of Boston residents. For all Boston residents, the current community positivity for tests decreased from 5.4% for the prior week (November 10-16) to 3.4% for the current week (November 17-23). The latest numbers of cases from the Boston Public Health Commission (BPHC) by neighborhoods are available .

Xổ số may mắn hàng tuầnResources and information about COVID-19 are . Resources available on and through City departments include support for renters and homeowners; small businesses; free meals for Boston students; free toiletries for Boston students; support for older residents; information on homeless shelters; resources for those in recovery or those who have a substance use disorder; and mental health resources. More information on Boston's reopening can be found at .

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