Appointment-based COVID-19 testing relocates to New Bedford Regional Airport starting May 1

New Bedford, Massachusetts– Project Beacon’s appointment-based COVID-19 testing, part of the state’s Stop the Spread, will relocate to the New Bedford Regional Airport, 1569 Airport Road, beginning May 1. The site is in the process of relocating from its former location at the Whale’s Tooth Parking Lot.

Anyone interested in using the new site should schedule an appointment, beginning May 1, and use the Downey Street side entrance to the New Bedford Regional Airport. To schedule a test with Project Beacon May 1 and beyond, visit

Other testing sites remain available in New Bedford and can be found on the state’s Stop the Spread website,