SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – The Springfield Police Department announced Wednesday that Superintendent Cheryl Clapprood has tested positive for COVID-19.

Springfield Police Spokesperson Ryan Walsh said Clapprood was experiencing mild symptoms and took an at-home test Wednesday morning which showed a positive result. She is awaiting results from a PCR test.

Superintendent Clapprood is fully vaccinated and has received a booster shot, and will be isolating at home working remotely. Deputy Chief William Cochrane and her Command Staff will handle any administrative duties on her behalf.

Last Friday, Springfield Mayor Domenic Sarno announced he had tested positive for COVID-19.

COVID-19 Test Sites in Springfield

The ‘Stop the Spread’ testing site at the Eastfield Mall is open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. – 3 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.

AMR located on 595 Cottage Street offers testing Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Additional testing sites can be found at Mass.gov including Walgreens, CVS, and MedExpress.

COVID-19 Vaccine Sites in Springfield

Walk-ins are welcome at the following vaccination clinics:


Springfield Department of Health and Human Services
311 State Street
Tuesday: 9:00 am to 12:00 pm


Springfield Technology Park – COVID-19 vaccine and Pfizer Booster shot
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday – 8:00 am to 5:00 pm
Thursday – 12:00 to 8:00 pm


Caring Health Center, 473 Sumner Ave, Springifeld, MA:  
Monday – Thursday: 9:00 am to 12:00 pm (Adult and Pediatrics), Friday: 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm (Pediatrics Only)


BHN: 35 Warwick Street 
Every Wednesday, 10:00 am to 2:00 pm (no appointments necessary, walk-ins welcomed) 


Curative Vaccine Appointments – Locations and times vary, please visit their site for more information


Mass.gov VaxFinder – Locations and times vary, please visit their site for more information


COVID-19 Vaccine Availability | Mass.gov – Eastfield Mall (Curative), 1655 Boston Rd, Springfield, MA