NEW BEDFORD — Project Beacon’s appointment-based COVID-19 testing at New Bedford Regional Airport will be open during Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Monday, Jan. 17, but the walk-up clinic provided by Seven Hills Behavioral Health at former Fire Station 11 in the South End will be closed for the holiday.

COVID-19 testing at the airport — part of the state’s Stop the Spread program — will be open from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday. Project Beacon is shifting its hours, though, on Sunday, Jan. 16, when it will be open from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Project Beacon is notifying people with Sunday appointments about the change. Anyone with questions can contact Project Beacon by email at help@beacontesting.com; or by calling 617-741-7310. 

Other testing sites in New Bedford and surrounding towns can be found on the state’s Stop the Spread website.

Following are the testing schedule and sites in New Bedford:

  • Friday, Jan. 14: Former Fire Station 11, 754 Brock Ave., from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Sunday, Jan. 16: Project Beacon at New Bedford Regional Airport, 1569 Airport Road, from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Monday, Jan. 17: Project Beacon at New Bedford Regional Airport, 1569 Airport Road, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Monday, Jan. 17: Former Fire Station 11, 754 Brock Ave., will be closed for the holiday.
  • Tuesday, Jan. 18: Project Beacon at New Bedford Regional Airport, 1569 Airport Road, from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.
  • Tuesday, Jan. 18: Former Fire Station 11, 754 Brock Ave., from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Wednesday, Jan. 19: Project Beacon at New Bedford Regional Airport, 1569 Airport Road, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Wednesday, Jan. 19: Seven Hills at PAACA, 360 Coggeshall St., from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Thursday, Jan. 20: Project Beacon at New Bedford Regional Airport, 1569 Airport Road, from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.
  • Thursday, Jan. 20: Former Fire Station 11, 754 Brock Ave., from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Friday, Jan. 21: Former Fire Station 11, 754 Brock Ave., from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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