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NEWS RELEASE

JEFFERSON PARISH, LOUISIANA

March 25, 2020
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

COVID-19 Drive-Through Testing Site Available
to Any Symptomatic Individual 18+

JEFFERSON, LA – Drive-through COVID-19 testing is available daily at the Alario Center to any individual who is 18 years or older with symptoms, with a cap of 250 tests per day.

Through a pilot program with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), COVID-19 testing is offered at the Alario Center Parking Lot, 2000 Segnette Blvd. Westwego, LA 70094, to individuals who meet specific criteria. The site is open at 8 a.m. seven days a week.

Procedure
Upon arrival at the site, individuals will be required to remain in their vehicles and to provide identification, which needs to be a Louisiana driver’s license, state-issued ID or medical/first-responder credentials.

Personnel in full medical protective gear will check the individual’s temperature with a no-touch thermometer and insert a nasal swab to obtain the necessary sample.

For the safety of the testing personnel, the drive-through site will not be able to accommodate walk-up individuals. Individuals must arrive in a vehicle.

For more information about Jefferson Parish, visit www.JeffParish.net. Residents can also receive regular updates by following the Parish on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram (@JeffParishGov).

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Jefferson Parish Public Information Office

1221 Elmwood Park Boulevard, Suite 1002

Jefferson, LA 70123

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