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New mobile COVID-19 testing locations announced for Acadia Parish

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Posted at 2:14 PM, May 29, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-29 15:15:04-04

Neighborhood-based COVID-19 testing sites have been updated for the week of June 1 in Acadia Parish

On May 26, mobile testing began in the parish for COVID-19. The Louisiana Department of Health/Office of Public Health partnered with the Acadia Parish Police Jury and the Louisiana National Guard to operate the mobile COVID-19 testing sites in the parish.

The locations below are open from 8:00 am - 11:30 am.

Monday, June 1, 2020

D.I.'s Restaurant - 6561 Evangeline Highway - Basile

Tuesday. June 2, 2020

Rice Festival Building - 717 W Mill Street - Crowley

Wednesday, June 3, 2020

Estherwood Fire Training Center - 408 Front Avenue - Estherwood

Thursday, June 4, 2020

Rice Festival Building - 717 W Mill Street - Crowley

Friday, June 5, 2020

Mire Volunteer Fire Department - 5428 Mire Highway - Duson

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Those who wish to be tested should follow these guidelines below:

  • Bring ID and your own Pen.
  • Please wear a Mask.

Testing Site Details:

  • Testing is for open for any Louisiana Resident sixteen (16) years of age and older with valid Louisiana identification.
  • There is no cost for the testing. And, no symptom screening required.
  • The testing site will be conducted as a drive-thru test site. Walk-up testing is not preferred due to safety concerns, but they will not be turned away.
  • Once on site, those being tested will need to wear a mask and stay in their cars for verification of eligibility criteria, ID check and self-administered testing.
  • The site will use a self-administered nasal swab test that will allow those being tested to swab their own nose onsite while in their vehicles, observed by a trained medical volunteer to ensure the sample is taken correctly.
  • Once results are received, the local Office of Public will contact those who were tested to communicate their results and share any necessary information.

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