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COVID-19 drive-Up testing sites set up by appt. for vulnerable, symptomatic

Staff Writer
The Shawnee News-Star

New regional drive-up testing sites are open in 4 cities in Oklahoma as a result of a cross-county, city and state health system partnership, with two more sites being open by next week in western Oklahoma.

Testing requirements and capacity varies by location:

Kay County Health Department

When: Monday thru Friday by appointment only

Where: 433 Fairview Ave, Ponca City, OK 74601

Contact: (580) 762-1641

COVID-19 screening and testing services are available by appointment only.

Supplies are limited and tests will be reserved for vulnerable populations and those showing COVID-19 symptoms of fever, cough, and shortness of breath.

Instructions for drive-up services will be provided at the time the appointment is made. Photo ID required.

Pittsburg County Health Department

When: Monday thru Friday by appointment only

Where: 1400 E College Ave, McAlester, OK 74501

Contact: (918) 423-1267

COVID-19 screening and testing services are available by appointment only.

Supplies are limited and tests will be reserved for vulnerable populations and those showing COVID-19 symptoms of fever, cough, and shortness of breath.

Instructions for drive-up services will be provided at the time the appointment is made. Photo ID required.

Tulsa County Health Department

Requirements: Tulsa County residents must be screened first for COVID-19 by their medical provider and then referred to the local mobile site for a test. County employees will come out to the patient’s car during his or her scheduled time to administer the test.

Oklahoma County Health Department

Requirements: Oklahoma County residents must be screened first for COVID-19 by their medical provider and referred to the local mobile site for a test. County employees will come out to the patient’s car during his or her scheduled time to administer the test.

For resident who have symptoms of COVID-19 and need emergency assistance, call ahead to their local emergency room so they can be met outside of the facility to begin the screening process. If symptoms are minor, or a resident is not in distress, avoid using an emergency room for being screened and tested for COVID-19.

For more information, visit https://coronavirus.health.ok.gov/drive-thru-testing.