LDH announces COVID-19 testing for next week

Posted at 5:54 PM, Jan 22, 2021
and last updated 2021-01-22 18:54:43-05

The Louisiana Department of Health has announced Region 4 COVID-19 drive-thru testing schedule for sites operated by the Louisiana Army National Guard (LANG) for the week of January 25-30. Sites are closed during state holidays and inclement weather.

Lafayette Parish Health Unit
220 W. Willow St., Bldg. A
8 a.m.-3 p.m. Mon.-Fri.

St. Martin Parish Health Unit
303 W. Port St.
St. Martinville
8 a.m.-3 p.m. Mon.-Fri.

Iberia Parish Health Unit
715 Weldon St. B
New Iberia
8 a.m.-3 p.m. Tues.

Ville Platte Civic Center
704 Soileau St.
Ville Platte
9 a.m.-3 p.m. Wed.

Pre-registration for COVID-19 testing is encouraged by going to Testing is for ages 3 and older. There is no cost, and no identification is needed. Test results are available by calling 1-866-MYQUEST (1-866-697-8378), but note that wait times can be lengthy. Test results are also available through the Quest online portal or app.

If you are unable to make it to a LANG testing location, no-cost testing is available by appointment at select Walgreens locations through a partnership between Walgreens and the Department of Health. These locations offer testing 7 days a week to people ages 3 and older. Appointments are required; make yours at

The more contagious U.K. variant of COVID-19 has been identified in Louisiana, and LDH is urging all Louisianans to take precautions to protect themselves and their loved ones. Avoid gatherings of individuals not part of your households, work from home remotely when possible, wear a mask, practice social distancing and good hand hygiene, and stay home if sick. If you have been exposed or have symptoms of COVID-19, get tested. And, when it is your turn, consider getting the COVID-19 vaccine.

For a full list of COVID-19 testing sites statewide and in Acadiana, click here.

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