IMPORTANT: COVID TEST RESULTS FOR WEEK OF THANKSGIVING:
Due to the Thanksgiving holiday, there is expected to be a nationwide rush on testing this week. Anyone who needs results by Wednesday 11/25 should be tested no later than Sunday night 11/22.
Time and Location for Testing:
EVENING SITE: RAPID TESTING AND PCR TESTING
Due to the early onset of Shabbos now, tests from Thursday night will not likely be available before Shabbos begins. Also, all PCR tests from the morning session are only sent to the lab that night, so results will only be available the following afternoon at the earliest.
Star-K Testing Site: 122 Slade Ave Baltimore MD 21208
Motzaei Shabbos Nov. 21 8:00-8:45 PM
Sunday 11/22 – Thursday 11/26: 7:30 PM-8:15 PM
MORNING SITE: RAPID TESTING ONLY – SYMPTOMATIC ONLY
Bnos Yisroel Parking Lot: 6300 Park Heights Ave, Baltimore, MD 21215
Sun, Nov. 22 10:30 AM -11:30 AM
Monday, Nov. 23 – Friday, Nov. 27, 9:30 AM – 10:15 AM
*Those who are getting a rapid test will receive a PCR test as well. (PCR will only be sent to the lab if the rapid is negative) Those who need just a PCR test should go to the StarK testing site.
For children age 8 years old or younger who need a PCR test and need an earlier time slot, please email email@example.com to schedule an earlier time.
If you have questions about the rapid testing, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 443-961-7285 (you will get a faster response by contacting via email. You could also visit https://hatzalahbaltimore.org/covid/ for more information. If you have a question regarding the PCR testing please email email@example.com.
PLEASE DO NOT CALL THE HATZALAH EMERGENCY # FOR TESTING QUESTIONS.
The testing is run by STAR-K & Hatzalah of Baltimore and is under the auspices of Dr. Yosef Levenbrown, Medical Director of Hatzalah and many other community physicians. You can choose your own Dr. as listed on the online form. A $10/car (not per test) donation is requested at the StarK testing site to cover incurred costs of the testing site. Payment can be made online here, Checks can be made out to STAR-K.
****NEW INSTRUCTIONS FOR ALL TESTING (RAPID AND PCR)****
1. Please complete the lab form online here .
2. A few minutes after you complete the form, you will be emailed the completed lab form and paperwork for rapid (if applicable) to print and bring with you to the test site.
See chart below to explain the differences between the two tests being offered.
To prevent cross-contamination, please bring a pen and hand sanitizer with you as well as a tissue to blow your nose prior to the test.
Please stay off of your cell phones while on campus.