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Health center offering free COVID-19 testing Monday-Friday to Hampton Roads community

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Posted at 2:06 PM, Jun 15, 2020

NORFOLK, Va. - People in Hampton Roads can now get free COVID-19 testing daily.

The Community Health Center (HRCHC) offers appointments for testing, at its CommuniCare location outside the Young Terrace Community Center.

The director of nursing with HRCHC, Sarah Rogers, says offering free tests where patients aren't required to have insurance is a great way to reach the underserved community.

“At HRCHC, we are here to bridge that accessibility gap and provide COVID-19 testing to individuals who would otherwise not have access," adds Rogers.

The non-profit also provides transportation to residents who may need it.

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Testing options are walk-up or drive-thru, and they are available by appointment only Monday through Thursday from 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m and on Fridays from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.

To schedule a testing appointment, you can call 757-393-6363 and press option #1.

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