The Town of Halifax and the Accureference Medical lab will host a COVID-19 drive-thru testing clinic on Saturday, Dec. 5 and Sunday, Dec. 6 at the Halifax Town Hall, 499 Plymouth St. from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day.
Everyone including non-Halifax residents, is welcome to participate whether they have health insurance or not. All participants must be at least one year old.
Bring your health insurance card (if applicable) and a government picture identification card such as a driver’s license along with a completed registration form that is available on the Town of Halifax web site – http://www.halifax-ma.org/sites/g/files/vyhlif4496/f/uploads/covid-19_req_form_halifax.pdf All participants must remain in their vehicles at all times (this testing is available for drive-ups only; no walk-ins). All participants should leave adequate time to wait in line for testing and the length of the wait time depends on the number of participants. No appointments will be made.
The test will be the PCR (Polymerase Chain Reaction)/Molecular test (the nasal swab test). Results will be available within 48-72 hours. Results will be obtained by accessing Accureference Medical Lab patient portal at https://results.accureference.com/patientportal/index.html – If you do not have access to the web site, you can call 877-733-4522.
The Massachusetts Department of Public Health will be notified about all positive and negative test results. The Town will receive information about positive test results for residents of Halifax through the State›s MAVEN system.