COVID-19 testing conducted at Adams County Safe Room Monday, Claiborne County on Tuesday.
Officials from the Univesity Mississippi Medical Center and the Mississippi State Department of Health and the Mississippi National Guard conducted free COVID-19 testing site at the Adams County Safe Room Monday.
Above are images from Monday’s testing.
A testing site will be set up in Claiborne County Tuesday at the Claiborne County Parks and Recreation office, 1120 Highway 61 North, in Port Gibson.
Anyone can be tested who is experiencing COVID-19 symptoms, including fever, cough, shortness of breath or sore throat; or who has a known or potential exposure to someone confirmed with the virus.
Those who want to be tested must first get an appointment by going through a free screening from a UMMC clinician, either through the C Spire Health telehealth smartphone app or by phone. The fastest and easiest way to get screened and tested is with the C Spire Health app. It’s available daily from 8 a.m.-8 p.m.
Testing hours are noon-4 p.m. Only those with appointments will be tested.
Hundreds of people in Mississippi communities have taken advantage of the UMMC/MSDH drive-through collection sites. Those numbers include, as of the end of the day May 2, a total 1,275 people at 42 one-day testing states statewide, plus another 3,391 at the Mississippi State Fairgrounds, for a total of 4,666 tested.
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