COVID-19 drive-thru testing site to open at Patterson Library - FOX34 Lubbock

COVID-19 drive-thru testing site to open at Patterson Library

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From the City of Lubbock:

Starting Wednesday, April 29, the City of Lubbock Health Department will open a COVID-19 Drive-Thru testing site at Patterson Library located at 1836 Parkway Drive.

To be tested, you must meet at least one of the following criteria:

• Have signs or symptoms of COVID-19
      • Fever
      • Cough
      • Shortness of breath
• Have been around someone who has COVID-19, such as a member of your household or co-worker
• Are a healthcare worker or work in a facility that cares for high-risk groups such as a retirement or group home

The hours of operation are 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday by appointment. To make an appointment call the Health Department at 806-775-2933 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m.

There is not cost to be tested. If you have insurance, the Health Department will ask you for your insurance information and will bill the insurance carrier. If you do not have insurance, you will not be charged for the testing.

This clinic can only test for COVID-19. Results can only tell if you have an active infection, not if you have ever been infected. If you develop any of the emergency warning signs such as trouble breaking, persistent pain or pressure in the chest, new confusion or bluish lips or face seek medical attention immediately.

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