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Chesterfield Health District hosting free COVID-19 testing for the uninsured

COVID-19 testing
Posted at 11:55 AM, May 11, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-11 12:34:49-04

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. – The Chesterfield Health Department is hosting free COVID-19 testing this week for uninsured or underinsured residents of the Chesterfield Health District, which includes the counties of Chesterfield and Powhatan and the City of Colonial Heights.

The testing is part of a statewide push to increase testing across the commonwealth, particularly for low-income and uninsured Virginians.

The free testing is being offered for people who have COVID-19 symptoms and who may not have insurance, or whose insurance does not cover COVID-19.

Testing will take place this week at the following locations:

Wednesday, May 13 at 9 a.m.

Greenleigh Mobile Home Park

14006 Stevenhurst Drive

Friday, May 15 at 9 a.m.

Bellwood Drive-In/Flea Market

9201 Jefferson Davis Highway

Spanish speaking staff will be present during the testing events.

Health officials urge residents to make an appointment prior to arrival. While some appointments will be reserved for walk-ups that morning, testing is limited.

Residents who may be experiencing COVID-19 symptoms as defined by the CDC, is asked to call the Chesterfield Health Department at 804-318-8207 to make an appointment.