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Expanded COVID-19 Testing Options Available Locally

With the continued high case counts of COVID-19 throughout northwestern Vermont, access to testing is crucial to containing further spread. Here is an update from Erin Creley, the St. Albans District Director of the Vermont Department of Health, on testing options available locally:

Wednesday (3/24): Swanton evening pop up testing

Vermont Dept of Health and Missisquoi Valley Rescue will be providing free COVID testing from 4pm to 8pm at the Swanton Municipal Complex at 120 1st Street, Swanton. Registration is strongly recommended but not required: https://vermont.force.com/events/s/selfregistration

Friday (3/26): Alburgh pop up testing

NOTCH will be conducting a State-sponsored, free COVID testing event. Here is the update from NOTCH:

“With the increase COVID-19 activity in Grand Isle county, NOTCH will offer COVID testing at the Alburgh Health Clinic on 3/26/2021 8am to 11am. Individuals should register through the State of Vermont weblink (https://www.healthvermont.gov/covid-19/testing/where-get-tested) and VDH will follow up with the results. Registration is highly encouraged but not required. Test results will be provided within 24-48 hours via phone if positive or inconclusive. Test results will also be provided via email within 3 business days and/or by letter within 7 business days.

In addition to the above pop up clinics, NOTCH will continue to offer the following testing each week. Please register at: https://vermont.force.com/events/s/selfregistration





53 Main Street

Richford, VT 05476

8:00 am-12:30 pm

1:00 pm-3:30 pm


Fairfax Health Center

1199 Main Street

Fairfax, VT 05454


1:00 pm-3:00 pm


Enosburg Health Center

382 Main Street

Enosburg Falls, VT 05450

8:00 am-12:30 pm

1:00 pm-3:30 pm


(new location)

VFW Saint Albans

353 Lake St, St Albans, VT 05478


1:00 pm-3:00 pm

In addition to the events listed above, there are additional testing options in our region:

Even as more people are vaccinated and warm weather returns, it is still important to stay vigilant against the virus. As Dr. Levine said in today’s press conference, “We are still in a really delicate time, where the virus, and its variants, can and will take advantage of us if we let our guard down. It has the potential to set us back in our efforts, hampering us in the race.”  Testing is one the best tools to stop the spread of COVID-19, along with wearing our masks, keeping our distance, and avoiding crowds.