Richmond, Henrico Health District hosting more testing events in May

Richmond, Henrico Health District hosting more testing events in May
COVID-19 testing. (Source: Pixabay)

RICHMOND, Va. (WWBT) - The Richmond and Henrico Health Department announced additional sites for community COVID-19 testing in May.

Testing sites will be located:

  • May 21, Tuckahoe Middle School from 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.
  • May 22, East Lawn Shopping Center from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.
  • May 27, Eastern Henrico Recreation Center and Southwood Apartments from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (rainout location is Second Baptist Church, 3300 Broad Rock Blvd.)
  • May 30, Martin Luther King Middle School from 10 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. (rainout date is June 6th)

Testing will be conducted by appointment to facilitate safety and social distancing. To register to get tested, call the Richmond and Henrico hotline at 804-205-3501.

Walk-up testing is available to persons who meet testing criteria but is not guaranteed due to limited availability.

Testing is for uninsured and underinsured persons age 5 and older who have COVID-19 symptoms, who are pregnant, are age 65 and older, have underlying medical conditions that put them at risk such as diabetes, serious heart conditions, chronic respiratory conditions, who are immunocompromised.

COVID-19 testing includes:

  • Fever
  • Chills
  • Headache
  • Muscle ache
  • Loss of smell
  • Cough
  • Shortness of breath
  • Difficulty breathing

For a complete list of city services available, click here.

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