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COVID-19 screenings begin Wednesday in New Iberia

At North Lewis Elementary from 9am - 12pm
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Posted at 6:31 AM, Mar 25, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-25 07:31:41-04

On Wednesday, March 25, Iberia Medical Center will open drive-thru COVID-19 screenings at North Lewis Elementary.

Screenings begin at 9:00 am and continue until 12:00 pm.

People will be screened and then tested for 'flu. If they're negative for flu and meet the criteria, their sample will be tested for COVID-19.

To be tested, you must have symptoms, including a fever of more than 100.4 and respiratory symptoms like shortness of breath.

People at risk include health care providers, people over the age of 60, people with underlying medical conditions, people living in communal situations and pregnant people.

For more info on the screenings, see below.