MSDH, UMMC announce latest COVID-19 testing sites

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The Mississippi State Department of Health and the University of Mississippi Medical Center have announced the latest mobile COVID-19 testing sites for the upcoming week.

Monday, May 25:

  • Madison County: Madison Central High School, 1417 Highland Colony Parkway, Madison

Tuesday, May 26:

  • Itawamba County: Itawamba Community College Cypress Pavilion, 602 W. Hill St., Fulton

Wednesday, May 27:

  • Tallahatchie County: West Tallahatchie High School, 2104 High School Road, Webb

Thursday, May 28:

  • Pearl River County: Pearl River County Health Department, 7547 U.S. 11, Carriere
  • Oktibbeha County: Oktibbeha County Safe Room, 985 Lynn Lane, Starkville

Friday, May 29:

  • Hinds County: New Mount Zion Missionary Baptist Church, 140 W. Maple St., Jackson

Saturday, May 30:

  • George County: George County Fairgrounds, 9162 Old 635, Lucedale
  • Leake County: Red Water Facility Building, 535 Red Water Road, Carthage

Testing hours are noon-4 p.m. Only those with appointments will be tested.

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 Healthtelehealth smartphone app or by phone. The fastest and easiest way to get screened and tested is with the C Spire Healthapp. Its available daily from 8 a.m.-8 p.m.

During drive-through testing, health care professionals will collect specimen samples via a nose swab. Those being tested will not exit their vehicle. For more information about testing, click here.

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