BOSTON (CBS) – It went smoothly at COVID test sites in and around Boston Wednesday night. At the Anna Cole Community Center in Jamaica Plain, it was not even three weeks ago that the heated tents went up – an attempt to screen up to 1,000 people all day from the cold. Now? It could not be faster.
“In and out. Not even three minutes,” said one man.
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“It’s about as fast as you might think. You have no line. In and out. Fast!” another added.
Nice and quiet also at the Bruce C. Bolling building. The Roxbury location is one of three newly opened locations that clearly makes a difference.
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“Really refreshing change from past,” said one woman.
A JP neighbor stood in the cold 90 minutes for an earlier test. This one, a breeze … thanks to extended service and agencies working together.
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“The people who work here do a fantastic job. It makes it easier to do, so I hope it encourages more people to be tested if they need testing. Better to have this available and accessible to residents of Boston, ”she added.