Community COVID Testing Event - September 21, 2020
Article via The Daily Journal Online (Friday, September 11, 2020) - The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services and the Missouri National Guard are conducting another drive-through COVID-19 community testing event for Missouri residents at the Farmington Firehouse on Sept. 21 from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. and at the Cherokee Pass Volunteer Fire Department in Fredericktown on Sept. 18 from 7 a.m. to noon.
Register at health.mo.gov/communitytest or by calling the state hotline at 877-435-8411.
The tests are open to all residents of Missouri. You do not have to be experiencing symptoms to be eligible for the test, and no doctor’s order is required. There is also no fee, and no need to present insurance information.
The test is a PCR test done by a nasopharyngeal swab to determine if there is an active infection with SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19. This is not an antigen or antibody test.