VIDEO: New mobile testing site opens in Jefferson Parish

Metairie opens first mobile COVID-19 testing center

METAIRIE, La. (WVUE) -Jefferson Parish opens a new mobile COVID-19 testing site Wednesday at the Clearview Center.

This new testing site comes as the state health department shows New Orleans and Jefferson Parish have not had any new deaths reported in three days.

Parish President Cynthia Lee Sheng talks to FOX8 out at the Metairie Mobile COVID-19 testing site, which is located at the Clearview Center today and tomorrow. Walk-up testing is available in the East Parking Lot for anyone who wants to determine their COVID-19 status. Testing at this site is also available to children, age 2 and older. Members of the community who wish to be tested should bring a valid state ID and insurance card, if applicable. There are no out-of-pocket costs for those seeking a test and no one will be turned away based on their insurance status. Testing is available between 9 a.m. – 4 p.m., or until all test kits have been utilized.

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Jefferson Parish, in partnership with Ochsner Health, will conduct COVID-19 mobile testing on Wednesday, May 20 and Thursday, May 21, 2020 from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. at the Clearview Center, 4436 Veterans Memorial Blvd. Metairie, LA 70006. Walk-up testing is available in the East Parking Lot for anyone who wants to determine their COVID-19 status. Testing at this site is also available to children, age 10 and older. Members of the community who wish to be tested should bring a valid state ID and insurance card, if applicable. There are no out-of-pocket costs for those seeking a test and no one will be turned away based on their insurance status. Testing is available between 9 a.m. – 4 p.m., or until all test kits have been utilized. ___________________________________________ La Parroquia de Jefferson junto a Ochsner Health, están realizando Pruebas Móviles del COVID-19 el día Miércoles 20 de Mayo y el Jueves 21 de Mayo de 9 a.m – 4 p.m en el Clearview Center ubicado en 4436 Veterans Memorial Blvd. Metairie, LA 70006. Las personas que desean realizarse la prueba, tendrán que bajarse de su vehículo y dirigirse a la parte Este del Parqueo. Las pruebas estarán disponibles para niños mayores de 10 años. Miembros de la comunidad que deseen realizarse la prueba, deben de presentar una forma de identificación y seguro medico, si los tiene. No hay costo alguno por las pruebas y no se rechará a personas que no tengan seguro medico. Las pruebas están disponibles de 9 a.m a 4 p.m o hasta que se alcance la capacidad diaria.

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The testing site at Clearview center opens at 9 a.m.

Walk-up testing is also available at the same time at the east parking lot.

Those seeking a test should bring a valid state ID and insurance card.

There are no out-of-pocket costs for those seeking a test and no one will be turned away based on their insurance status. Testing is available between 9 a.m. – 4 p.m., or until all test kits have been utilized.

Governor Edwards says the state is making progress in flattening the curve.

There are just over 1,000 Coronavirus patients in the state’s hospitals as of Wednesday.

112 of those are on ventilators.

The numbers have steadily dropped for weeks.

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