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Kroger Health offering COVID-19 drive-thru testing in Henrico

Virus Outbreak Washington
Posted at 4:38 PM, Jun 19, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-23 16:34:00-04

HENRICO COUNTY, Va. -- Kroger Health is offering COVID-19 drive-thru testing for community members next weekend.

The testing event will be held form Tuesday, June 23 through Thursday, June 25 at Richmond Striker Park in Glen Allen, 4801 Pouncey Tract Road. (8 a.m. to 1 p.m.)

Eligibility for testing is based on CDC, state and local government recommendations.

People who want to get tested will use a virtual screening tool based on CDC guidelines to see if they are eligible. People interested in getting tested can register here.

If eligible, the patient can select the appropriate testing location and appointment time and receive an email confirmation with pre-appointment paperwork.

The drive-thru test is a self-administered nasal swab that must be ordered and observed by a provider. Test results are expected within approximately 48 hours.

Kroger Health says they is expected to administer 150 tests per day.