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Healthcare Student COVID-19 Testing

Thank you very much for your participation in Quinsigamond Community College’s COVID-19 testing and surveillance protocol. After reviewing the program, it has been determined that effective February 14, weekly testing is no longer required. COVID-19 testing is still available on campus at QCC’s Athletic Center, 670 West Boylston Street, Worcester, for those of you who may need to be tested due to the requirements of off-site clinical or experiential-based learning opportunities. Test availability is shown below.

Although weekly testing is no longer mandated, all students and visitors to any QCC campus or satellite location must continue to follow State and CDC guidelines for safety. Each time you attend an in-person class or lab, you must do the following:

  • Before visiting campus, visit the COVID-19 self-checker if you are experiencing any COVID-19 symptoms.
  • Wear a face covering at all times when around others in common spaces. Double-masking is strongly recommended on campus or at any QCC satellite location.
  • Practice social distancing; stay 6 feet apart from other students and faculty or staff members.
  • Maintain proper hygiene; Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. Use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer that contains at least 60% alcohol if soap and water are not available
  • Stay home if you or anyone in your household has cold-like symptoms or is sick or if you have been in close contact with anyone who has cold-like symptoms or is sick.
  • If you are staying home due to symptoms, concerns, or positive test or diagnoses of COVID-19 and have been on campus or a QCC location within the last 14 days, please complete the COVID-19 Exposure Form. This form is strictly confidential. A confidential contact tracer will provide you with further information and guidance.

We greatly appreciate your efforts to help mitigate the spread of the virus on campus and in our community. Please note that the College may reinstitute mandatory testing or otherwise change testing protocols at any time, based on regulatory guidelines/mandates and COVID1-9 infection rate trends on campus or in our community.


All students coming to campus for the first time this semester need to be onboarded.

  • Testing is mandatory prior to your first scheduled in-person class or lab.
  • 48-72* hours prior to your first class, you must report to QCC’s Athletic Center at 670 West Boylston Street, Worcester for testing.
  • After your COVID-19 test, you will immediately depart the campus.
  • Students have the options of using an external test but it must be a PCR test and done 48-72* hours prior to your first scheduled class or lab.  If testing is done off campus, please be aware that you may not  receive your test results in time for your on-campus lab. Send test results to covid19 [at]
  • Please note that if you have had COVID-19 within the last 90 days, you do not need to get tested again. Please email a copy of  your test results to covid19 [at] or provide a copy of your positive test results when you arrive at the testing site.
  • Proof of vaccination does not exempt you from testing.

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Testing Hours

Student COVID-19 testing is available in the Athletic Center on the following days and times:

  • Monday: 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
  • Tuesday: 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. 
  • Wednesday: 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. 
  • Friday: 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. 

Appointments are not required as testing is on a walk-in basis.

Test Results

The College has established a partnership with The Broad Institute for COVID-19 testing and surveillance.

How do I access my test result?

Test results will be sent to the email that you provided when you registered for your test. If your test result is negative, you will get an email from Broad’s CareEvolve so check your spam folder if you don’t see results when expected. After you receive the results by email, you’ll be able to log in to the Broad’s
CareEvolve portal. Within the email, you’ll receive a registration code and a registration link with this message:

  • Your recent laboratory results are available from your provider, please register now.
  • Registration Code: [code will be provided in email]
  • Please use the code above and the following link to register: [link will be provided in email and will lead to Broad’s CareEvolve Portal]

Once you enter the site, you will see a report that generates your results so you can view them.

What if I don’t receive an email with my test result?

Please be aware that when the lab is processing a high volume of tests, there may be delays in getting test results, so do not be alarmed if you do not receive an email within 24 hours.  Test results can take 24- 48 hours to be sent to you.

You will be contacted by QCC only if you test POSITIVE or the test was not able to be performed on your sample. Sometimes tests are not able to be processed due to an inadequate sample. Do not be alarmed if this happens to you. You will be contacted and instructed to return to the Testing Center for a repeat test.

The most common reason that you don’t receive your test result is an incorrect email address. Send the email that you used to register when you tested with a message to covid19 [at] If we determine that your email is incorrect, we will change it in the database and release the email with your test results to you.

Do I still have to quarantine after I’ve been vaccinated if I am identified as a close contact to someone with COVID-19?

If you have been fully vaccinated with either two doses of the Moderna or Pfizer COVID-19 vaccines or one dose of the Janssen (Johnson & Johnson) COVID-19 vaccine more than 14 days ago and have no COVID-like symptoms  following an exposure "you are not required to quarantine following an exposure. 

NOTE: Fully vaccinated people who do not quarantine should still watch for COVID symptoms for the full 14 days following an exposure.  Vaccinated persons should continue to follow all protocols and policies to protect themselves and others, including wearing a mask, staying at least 6 feet away from others, avoiding crowds, avoiding poorly ventilated spaces, covering coughs and sneezes, washing hands often, following state travel guidance, and following any applicable workplace or school guidance (CDC). 

There is no longer a 90 day window attached to either the CDC or MDPH guidance for fully vaccinated individuals who have been exposed to COVID providing they are not symptomatic. 

COVID-19 FAQ​ | Vaccination Guidance

Problem solving with CRSP CareEvolve Patient Portal: Solutions to Common Issues

I never received my registration or confirmation email?  What do I do?

Please check your SPAM folder.  If you have a Gmail account, please also check your Social, Updates, Forums, and Promotions folders.  

Alternatively, you can search your entire inbox for messages from the following sender: CareEvolve [at]

I was able to register but all I see are Collected Dates in the Results section. Where are my results?

When in the Results section, click on the Collected Date row to view your test results from that day. 

I forgot my password and I can’t login.  What do I do?

Reset your password at 

The Patient Portal keeps telling me that the password I’m trying to create is invalid.  What am I doing wrong?

To create a password for your account, please adhere to the following guidelines:

  • Must be at least 8 characters long
  • At least 1 uppercase letter
  • At least 1 lowercase letter
  • At least 1 number
  • At least 1 special character (!@#$%^&*)

If you still have questions regarding Patient Portal registration or account access, send us an email at crsp-careevolve [at]

Please include the following information in your message:

  • A description of the issue that you are having
  • The email address you used to register for the test
  • A phone number that we can use to contact you if needed

NOTE: Support personnel do not have access to your test results.  If you need immediate access to results, please contact your testing site.

Below are links with some helpful information and FAQs:

[Last Updated March 8, 2021]