COVID-19 Rapid Self-Tests

The Biden administration announced that free at-home COVID-19 rapid tests starting Jan. 19 can be orderedOrders for up to four tests per household can be placed using the website It is said tests will usually ship within seven to 12 days of ordering. 

On December 15, 2021 the Board of Health received a quantity of Take-Home rapid tests. Whereas Southbridge has been identified as an underserved community, the kits have been offered from the State of Massachusetts primarily to improve testing opportunity for those experiencing financial barriers.

Unfortunately, Rapid Test Kits are NO LONGER AVAILABLE for local pickup:
The Board of Health would like to express gratitude to all the local distributors (listed below) for their expeditious assistance in dispensing the Rapid Test Kits. Your cooperation during times in need does not go unnoticed.  Thank you!

Catholic Charities              Elm St. Congregational              Sbdge Senior Center

You Inc.                              St. John Paul II Parish                 House of Destiny

YMCA                                      Italian Club                                      Holy Trinity Church