Drive-thru COVID-19 testing sites available for Miss. teachers and staff

Drive-thru COVID-19 testing sites available for Miss. teachers and staff

JACKSON, Miss. (WLBT) - The Mississippi State Department of Health (MSDH) will be hosting drive-through COVID-19 testing sites for Mississippi teachers and staff at various county health departments over the next few weeks.

The department says any K-12 teacher, staff, or administrator can be tested for free at the county health department locations below. Testing hours are noon to 7 p.m., and no appointment is necessary.

Visit the MSDH website at www.HealthyMS.com/locations for addresses of the county health departments.

Monday, August 24:

  • Tallahatchie – Charleston
  • Alcorn
  • Attala
  • Chickasaw – Houston
  • Copiah
  • Newton
  • Adams
  • George

Tuesday, August 25:

  • Tunica
  • Holmes
  • Choctaw
  • Yazoo
  • Clarke
  • Lauderdale
  • Amite
  • Pontotoc

Wednesday, August 26:

  • Grenada
  • Lafayette
  • Sunflower – Indianola
  • Noxubee
  • Rankin
  • Wilkinson
  • Greene
  • Hancock

Thursday, August 27:

  • Yalobusha
  • Marshall
  • Leflore
  • Oktibbeha
  • Warren
  • Scott
  • Franklin
  • Lamar

Friday, August 28:

  • Tate
  • Union
  • Montgomery
  • Lowndes
  • Claiborne
  • Smith
  • Franklin
  • Lamar

Monday August 31, 2020

Tuesday September 1, 2020

Wednesday September 2, 2020

Thursday September 3, 2020

Friday September 4, 2020

Saturday September 5, 2020

Additionally, daily testing is offered for teachers, staff, and school administrators at the West Street Farmer’s Market in Jackson or any pop-up testing site sponsored by MSDH, the University of Mississippi Medical Center, and the Mississippi National Guard. Appointments are required for the pop-up sites and the Farmer’s Market, and testing hours are 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Copyright 2020 WLBT. All rights reserved.