Free COVID-19 community testing events scheduled in Richmond, Henrico

Free COVID-19 community testing events scheduled in Richmond, Henrico
The Richmond City Health District has two more upcoming COVID-19 testing events in the month of July. (Source: Pixabay)

RICHMOND, Va. (WWBT) - The Richmond and Henrico Health Districts announced additional free community testing events for the months of September and October.

Here’s a list of dates, locations and times:

  • Tuesday, Oct. 20, from 4-6 p.m. - Diversity Richmond, 1407 Sherwood Avenue, Richmond, VA 23220
  • Thursday, Oct. 22, from 10 a.m. to noon - The Saint Paul’s Baptist Church North, 4247 Creighton Road, Richmond, VA 23223 (Drive-thru event)
  • Friday, Oct. 23, from 1-3 p.m. - Eastern Henrico Health Department, 1400 N Laburnum Avenue, Richmond, VA 23223 (Drive-thru event. Only 50 tests are available so registration is required)
  • Tuesday, Oct. 27 from 10 a.m. to noon - Eastern Henrico Health Department, 1400 N Laburnum Avenue, Richmond, VA 23223 (Drive-thru event. Only 50 tests are available so registration is required)
  • Thursday, Oct. 29 from 4-6 p.m. - Second Baptist Church, 3300 Broad Rock Blvd, Richmond, VA 23224 (Drive-thru event)
  • Friday, Oct. 30 from 1-3 p.m. - Eastern Henrico Health Department, 1400 N Laburnum Avenue, Richmond, VA 23223 (Drive-thru event. Only 50 tests are available so registration is required)

To register for testing, call the Richmond & Henrico COVID-19 hotline at 804-205-3501, from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday - Friday (except holidays).

Limited walk-up testing will also be offered while test supplies last.

Attendees are advised to bring their umbrella for rainy weather or shade from the sun while waiting in line.

Individuals will be notified of their results in five to seven business days. If notification is not received after 7 business days, call the Test Results Hotline at 804-486-2107, Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Voice messages will be returned within one business day.

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