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Ascension opening new self-swabbing coronavirus testing site this week

1 year 2 months 4 weeks ago Monday, April 27 2020 Apr 27, 2020 April 27, 2020 11:20 AM April 27, 2020 in News
Source: WBRZ
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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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