JEFFERSON PARISH, LOUISIANA
July 31, 2020
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
JEFFERSON PARISH PARTNERS WITH OCHSNER HEALTH TO
PROVIDE ADDITIONAL FREE MOBILE COVID-19 TESTING
First 45 minutes at mobile testing site will be designated for individuals 65 years of age and older
JEFFERSON, LA – Jefferson Parish, in partnership with Ochsner Health, has announced an additional day for COVID-19 mobile testing for 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 be able to get a test during the first 45 minutes of testing at this 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. Testing at this location is available at the times listed below, or until all test kits have been utilized.
Please find the testing location details below. Testing schedule is subject to change due to weather:
Monday, August 3: Celebration Church – Kenner Campus
3550 Williams Blvd
Kenner, 70065, LA
9 a.m. – 9:45 a.m. (65+)
10 a.m. – 1 p.m. (2 – 64+)
*This testing site will remain open until all 150 test kits have been utilized. Please note that due to the high demand, individuals are encouraged to arrive early. There will be separate line for individuals 65 years or older.
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