CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Va. (WFXR) – The Piedmont Health District will offer free drive-thru COVID-19 screening and testing services at Southside Virginia Community College in Charlotte County on Tuesday, marking the first of several events during the next month .

The health district said the test would be available at the Keysville Community College location at 200 Daniel Road from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Tuesday, October 12.

After Tuesday’s event, however, testing will be available every Monday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. between Oct. 18 and Nov. 15 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., according to health officials.

The drive-thru tests would take place in the parking lot behind the Workforce Development Center. If you would like to be tested for coronavirus at this event, we encourage you to sit near a window of your vehicle.

Although a rapid test option will not be available, the health district says the three-day PCR test will be available for all ages. However, a parent or guardian is requested to accompany anyone under the age of 18.

“Walk-ups are accepted. Tests are available on a first come, first served basis and at no cost to the patient. No insurance is necessary. No prior appointment or registration is necessary, ”the Piedmont health district said in a statement about the event. “To protect yourself and healthcare workers, wear a face cover or a sheet mask. Keep at least six feet of distance between yourself and other people at all times. Be sure to notify test providers if you have symptoms of COVID-19, including fever, deep cough, or shortness of breath, or think you may have been exposed to someone with COVID-19. . “

For more information about this event, call 434-392-3984. You can also find more information on COVID-19 in the Commonwealth by click here.

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