Springfield, MA – Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and Health and Human Services (HHS) Commissioner Helen Caulton-Harris joined with State Representative Bud L. Williams and American Medical Response (AMR) in announcing that the City of Springfield will be setting up a COVID-19 testing site in the Mason Square neighborhood.
Starting Tuesday, February 9, 2021, AMR will be conducting a COVID-19 testing site at Rebecca Johnson School, 55 Catharine Street, Springfield, Massachusetts. Testing will take place on Tuesdays only. Residents are encouraged to pre-register to cut down on waiting time but walk-ins will be accepted.
Please use the link below to register for an appointment:
Mayor Sarno states, “Commissioner Helen Caulton-Harris and I have consistently pushed for more accessibility for testing and now for vaccine distribution for our Springfield residents. We are happy to continue to partner with AMR; they have been a great corporate citizen, and with State Representative Bud L. Williams to assist the residents of our Mason Square neighborhood. Helen and I will continue to explore other neighborhood logistics where needed.”
HHS Commissioner Caulton-Harris stated, “I am grateful to AMR for once again stepping up to support the City of Springfield’s testing initiatives and bringing these much-needed testing sites into our neighborhoods. I want to thank State Representative Bud Williams for his advocacy on behalf of our residents in the Mason Square, Old Hill and Upper Hill neighborhoods.”
State Representative Bud Williams stated, “I applaud Mayor Sarno and Health Commissioner Helen Caulton-Harris for their efforts on behalf of our residents during this COVID-19 Coronavirus pandemic. Their steadfast leadership has been second-to-none. Having AMR come into our Mason Square, Old Hill, and Upper Hill neighborhoods to provide much-needed testing for our residents who may face hardships in traveling to the Eastfield Mall for testing is paramount. I will continue to stress to the Governor and to the new leadership of the House that more testing and vaccination sites are desperately needed.”
Patrick Leonardo, Manager of Communications and Operations for AMR added, “We are privileged to be partnering with the City’s Health and Human Services Department to provide this much-needed testing for our residents in Mason Square, Old Hill, and Upper Hill. AMR thanks Mayor Sarno and Health and Human Services Commissioner Helen Caulton-Harris for their continued leadership and efforts during this COVID-19 Coronavirus pandemic.”