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Weather Forecast Postpones American Medical Response FREE Daily COVID-19 Testing on Friday

American Medical Response (AMR), the City of Springfield’s provider of medical transportation, announced today in collaboration with Mayor Domenic J. Sarno’s office and Health and Human Services Commissioner Helen Caulton-Harris, it is postponing the daily “Stop the Spread” COVID-19 testing at the Eastfield Mall on Friday, April 15, due to forecasted rain, snow and high winds.

Daily COVID-19 testing will resume Saturday morning at the Eastfield Mall. No appointments are necessary; however AMR strongly encourages registering in advance to facilitate faster testing. Testing is available on a drive-through basis only at 1655 Boston Road, Springfield, MA between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m.

“Stop the Spread” is a statewide strategic testing program in communities across Massachusetts that has continued to see a higher number of residents testing positive for COVID-19. Upwards of 1,000 people are being tested daily at the AMR site on Boston Road in Springfield.

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About American Medical Response (AMR)

American Medical Response, Inc., America’s leading provider of medical transportation, provides services in 40 states and the District of Columbia. More than 28,000 AMR paramedics, EMTs, RNs and other professionals work together to transport more than 4.8 million patients nationwide each year in critical, emergency and non-emergency situations. AMR also provides fire services through Rural Metro Fire Department, AMR is a subsidiary of Global Medical Response, For more information about AMR, visit and follow American Medical Response on Facebook @AMR_Social on Twitter and Instagram.

AMR is part of the Global Medical Response family of companies. Global Medical Response, Inc. is the industry-leading air, ground, specialty and residential fire services and managed medical transportation organization. With more than 38,000 employees, we deliver compassionate, quality medical care, primarily in the areas of emergency and patient relocation services, in the United States, the District of Columbia and around the world. For more information, visit

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