Free drive-thru COVID-19 testing offered in Franklin on May 15, 16

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Posted at 5:41 AM, May 13, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-13 05:41:24-04

FRANKLIN, Va. - The Western Tidewater Health District in partnership with the City of Franklin and Southampton County will be offering drive-thru testing for COVID-19 in Franklin this Friday and Saturday, May 15-16.

Testing is for any individual who comes to the testing site on a first come, first served basis. Residents who wish to be tested are asked to bring a photo ID.

Testing will be from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the following sites:

  • Friday May 15, 2020 – Paul D. Camp Community College 100 N. College Drive, Franklin, VA., 23851
  • Saturday May 16, 2020 – S.P. Morton Elementary School 300 Morton Street, Franklin, VA., 23851

"The Western Tidewater Health District and the Virginia Department of Health are very excited to work alongside the local governments and community stakeholders to provide this testing opportunity to the citizens of the City of Franklin as well as Southampton County. This testing opportunity further supports Governor Northam and his Testing Task Force's goal and direction to match COVID-19 testing capacity with testing availability at the most local level." Said Dr. Todd Wagner, district health director

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