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Piedmont Health District offering free COVID-19 testing in January, February

Testing events in the Piedmont Health District will be held throughout January and February.
Testing events in the Piedmont Health District will be held throughout January and February.(WLBT)
Published: Dec. 29, 2021 at 10:05 AM EST
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FARMVILLE, Va. (WWBT) - The Virginia Department of Health’s Piedmont Health District will be offering free COVID-19 PCR testing in January and February.

The testing events will be held at two locations, and are available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Walk-ups will be accepted, and no appointment or advanced registration is required.

Here are the locations and dates for the testing events:

Prince Edward-Farmville Youth Association Gymnasium at 2750 Layne St., Farmville, VA 23901

Monday, Jan. 3 from 1-4 p.m.

Tuesday, Jan. 18 from 1-4 p.m.

Monday, Jan. 31 from 1-4 p.m.

Monday, Feb. 14 from 1-4 p.m.

Buckingham County Public Library at 16266 N. James Madison Highway, Dillwyn, VA 23936

Monday, Jan. 10, from Noon-3 p.m.

Monday, Jan. 24 from Noon-3 p.m.

Monday, Feb. 7 from Noon-3 p.m.

Tuesday, Feb. 22 from Noon-3 p.m.

The testing event will use the three-day PCR test - a rapid test option is not available.

Health officials for the district say testing is available for all ages, but those under 18 should be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

For those who are interested in getting a test, click here.

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