Berkshire Medical Center is increasing its COVID-19 drive-thru testing services to the public.

Michael Leary, media relations director for Berkshire Health Systems told the Berkshire Eagle that anyone wishing to be tested must obtain a doctor's order, must schedule the test ahead of time, and must be symptomatic.

BMC's hotline is available seven days a week from 7 A.M. to 7 P.M. at 855-262-5465.

Berkshire County had at least 18 cases of the virus, according to numbers released Thursday by the state's Department of Public Health.