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Getting tested: Local resident sends photos from Natchez mobile testing site

A local resident who came to be tested at the one-day mobile testing site shared these photos of the operations at the Adams County safe room Thursday.

On Thursday, the University Medical Center in cooperation with the State Board of Health, set up a drive-through COVID-19 testing facility in Natchez.  C-Spire developed an app that anyone could download and receive a video consult via smartphone with a member of the UMMC screening team.  After screening, those deemed at risk for COVID-19 were assigned an appointment time and a code verifying their appointment.  The testing was done in the parking lot of the Adams County Safe Room, and was supported by the Mississippi Highway Patrol and National Guard.