JEFFERSON PARISH, LOUISIANA
June 27, 2020
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
JEFFERSON PARISH PARTNERS WITH OCHSNER HEALTH
TO PROVIDE ADDITIONAL FREE MOBILE COVID-19 TESTING
JEFFERSON, LA – Jefferson Parish, in partnership with Ochsner Health, has announced additional COVID-19 mobile testing locations throughout the Parish. Free walk-up testing is available to anyone who wants to determine his or her COVID-19 status. Testing at these sites is available to individuals, age 2 and older. Even if you are not experiencing symptoms, it is encouraged that you get tested to know your COVID-19 status.
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. Testing at each location is available at the times listed below or until all test kits have been utilized.
Please find the testing location details below. Testing schedules are subject to change due to weather:
Monday, June 29 & Tuesday, June 30, 2020 from 12 p.m. – 6 p.m.
Johnny Bright Playground Gym
3401 Cleary Ave.
Metairie, LA 70002
Thursday, July 2, 2020 from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Pilgrim Baptist Church
2114 Reverend Richard Wilson Dr.
Kenner, LA 70062
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