Ascension opening new self-swabbing coronavirus testing site this week
DONALDSONVILLE - Ascension Parish is opening a new state-supported,drive-thru coronavirus testing center Tuesday.
Parish President Clint Cointment's office says the self-swabbing drive-thru site will be open Tuesday at Donaldsonville Primary School. Testing will be available to anyone 18 or older with proof of Louisiana residency.
Those getting a test will administer it themselves and will not be allowed to exit their vehicles. No vehicle with pets inside will be allowed through the testing site.
A doctor's note will not be required to receive a test.
The center will be open to the public April 28 from 8 a.m. to noon. It will open a day early, April 27, exclusively to medical first responders and health providers.
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