Walmart COVID-19 drive-thru testing site updates hours - FOX34 Lubbock

Walmart COVID-19 drive-thru testing site updates hours

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LUBBOCK, Texas -

The Walmart COVID-19 testing site near 114th and Quaker Ave. has updated its hours of operation.

Until Wednesday, May 13, the drive-thru location will be open daily from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., weather permitting. Starting Friday, May 15, the testing site will be open Mondays, Wednesday and Fridays weekly from 7 a.m. to 9 a.m.

Appointments must be made through www.DoINeedaCOVID19test.com, which will screen individuals to ensure they meet CDC eligibility for testing. For questions regarding testing, call 800-635-8611

Those being testing will need to wear a mask and stay in their cars for verification of eligibility criteria, ID check and self-administered test. For the safety of all those on-site, the test is not available to those who walk up.

The site will use a self-administered nasal swab test that will allow those being tested to swab their own nose on-site while in their vehicle, observed by a trained medical volunteer to ensure the sample is taken correctly, and then drop the sealed sample into a contained on their way of out of the drive-thru site.

Testing is available for all ages. Testing is not available inside Walmart stores. While individuals who are tested are awaiting results, follow  and take steps to help prevent the virus from spreading to people in your home and community.

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