JEFFERSON PARISH, LOUISIANA
November 20, 2020
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
FREE COVID-19 TESTING IN JEFFERSON PARISH (NOV.21 – NOV.25)
JEFFERSON, LA – The Alario Center COVID-19 drive-thru testing site is open weekly, Monday – Friday from 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. and Saturday from 8 a.m. – 2 p.m; however, it will be closed on Thursday, Nov.26 and Friday, Nov.27 due to the Thanksgiving holiday. Those in need of a COVID-19 test are encouraged to visit this site on Saturday, Nov.21, Monday, Nov.23, Tuesday, Nov.24 or Wednesday, Nov.25. CLICK HERE for more details on how to pre-register and receive your results from the Alario Center testing site. The Alario Center is located at 2000 Segnette Blvd, Westwego, LA 70094.
Thanks to a partnership with Ochsner Health, there’s additional COVID-19 mobile testing throughout the Parish. Free walk-up testing is available to anyone who wants to determine his or her COVID-19 status. Testing is available to individuals, age 2 and older. Those who are 65 years of age and older will have priority testing for the first hour at each mobile test site location. Members of the community who wish to be tested should bring a form of identification 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. Please find the mobile testing location details below:
Monday, November 23 from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Celebration Church – Kenner Campus*
3550 Williams Blvd.
Kenner, LA 70065
Wednesday, November 25 from 12 p.m. – 7 p.m.
Terrytown Golden Age Center*
620 Heritage Ave.
Terrytown, LA 70056
*These testing sites will remain open until all 150 test kits per site have been utilized.
For more information about Ochsner’s community testing resources, including a list of locations, please visit www.ochsner.org/testing.
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) or by texting JPALERT or JPNOTICIAS to 888-777.
Jefferson Parish Public Information Office
1221 Elmwood Park Boulevard, Suite 1002
Jefferson, LA 70123
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Gretchen Hirt Gendron, PIO