Rite Aid expands COVID-19 testing sites in Virginia

Virus Outbreak Belgium
Posted at 4:58 AM, Dec 22, 2020
and last updated 2020-12-22 05:19:00-05

HAMPTON ROADS, Va. - Rite Aid opens 99 additional no-charge COVID-19 testing sites on Tuesday, December 22, including new self-swab sites.

Each testing site has self-swab tests available, and will be overseen by Rite Aid pharmacists through the store’s drive-thru window.

All testing sites will be open Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Ages 13 or older, whether symptomatic or asymptomatic, are eligible for testing and can register online today at to schedule a time slot for testing.

Before arriving to a testing location, patients must have government-issued identification and need to pre-register online.

For individuals under 18 to get screened and tested, parents or legal guardians must create Baseline COVID-19 accounts using the minor's email account, provide consent, show their government-issued identification, and must accompany their children to the appointment and supervise them during the test.

Rite Aid will now operate a total of 400 testing sites across 16 states as part of its continued effort to provide its customers with an essential service during the pandemic.