UMass Amherst making changes to COVID-19 testing program

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Published: Jul. 19, 2022 at 2:09 PM EDT
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AMHERST, MA (WGGB/WSHM) - UMass Amherst has announced an upcoming change to its COVID-19 testing on-campus.

The university said that starting Monday, August 1, PCR testing will now be available for those with symptoms or known exposures.

Elective PCR testing, such as a test needed for travel, will now cost $25.

UMass added that it will continue to provide free rapid at-home test kits available until their supplies run out.

Any member of the UMass community that tests positive for COVID-19 is asked to report their positive tests to