Travel Information for North Andover Public Schools Families

posted Oct 28, 2020, 6:48 AM by Jorge Goncalves

If you are planning to travel outside of Massachusetts to a high risk state or out of the country, please be aware of the following requirements necessary in order to return to school. 

  • Show proof of a negative test result for COVID-19 from a PCR test administered on a sample taken no longer than 72 hours before your arrival in Massachusetts.


  • Upon your return, quarantine at home until you are tested in Massachusetts and receive a negative result


  • Quarantine at home for 14 days after your return to Massachusetts

Please note that Massachusetts Law requires a PCR (the FDA approved molecular version) test. Not all COVID tests performed are PCR tests so please confirm it is beforehand. Here is the state info which includes this information in greater detail.

After you receive your results, please email a copy to the school nurse @ or or fax results to the NAMS Health Office at (978)794-3619.

Please contact the NAMS Health Office @ (978)557-7902 if you have any questions.

NOTE: Lawrence General Hospital offers PCR COVID-19 tests locally. Hours and additional info can be found here at the LGH site. Other testing facilities in the area also offer PCR testing.