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Free COVID Testing in Salem in May

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The City of Salem is providing an additional distribution of free rapid antigen COVID-19 tests for at-home use. Any Salem resident or individual who works in Salem is eligible to pick up three boxes of tests (two tests per box) from the Health Department offices, 98 Washington Street 3rd floor, Mondays-Wednesdays 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and Thursdays 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. through the end of May, or as long as supplies last.

The free walk-up COVID-19 testing site in Riley Plaza operated by Curative will also continue to be available. This is a self-administered COVID test and results are returned in 24-48 hours. The testing trailer is open Mondays-Fridays, 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and Saturdays 8:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Walk-up testing is allowed at this location; no appointment is required, however you can pre-register at if you would like.