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COVID-19 screenings return to Jeanerette on Thursday

Posted at 9:00 AM, Apr 15, 2020

Iberia Medical Center says that COVID -19 public screenings will return to Jeanerette on Thursday, April 16.

The decision was made at the request of community leaders.

Screenings will take place from 9:00 am to 11:00 am at the Jeanerette Rural Health Clinic located on Bourg Street.

The medical center says that those experiencing COVID-19 symptom including coughing, shortness of breath, and/or a temperature greater than 100.4 degrees should attend.

Residents are asked to call 311 if they are experiencing symptoms but are unsure if they should attend.

All medical questions about COVID-19 should be directed to the 211 call center.

Physicians recommend that those who attend do not take Ibuprofen or Advil the morning of the screening.

Residents should bring with them a current photo ID and insurance card.

Walk-ups will be screened at the event.