Downtown clinic to offer COVID-19 testing today, Thursday

Staff Writer
The Shawnee News-Star

Starting at 1 p.m. Tuesday — and again Thursday, Community Health Shawnee Family Medical Center is providing curbside COVID-19 testing at 130 N. Broadway, Suite 300, in Shawnee.

Testing is open to the public and does not require patients to be an established patient of the clinic. Patients do not need to be showing symptoms in order to be tested.

Residents can call to schedule an appointment/testing time, if they choose.

Individuals experiencing at least one of the following symptoms can call (405) 395-0399, option 5, for an appointment:

• a new, dry cough that has developed in the last 2-14 days;

• new shortness of breath in the last 2-14 days;

• a new fever of 100.4 or higher in the last 2-14 days; or

• have been exposed to someone who has tested positive for COVID-19, over 65, have diabetes, high blood pressure, COPD, or other immunocompromised condition.

Individuals will be screened for symptoms and receive a telemedicine appointment with a clinic provider prior to testing.

Testing is free and does not require insurance.