Mobile COVID-19 testing set for Clarke, Coahoma, Wayne and Oktibbeha counties


CLARKE COUNTY, Miss. (WJTV) – Neighbors in Clarke, Coahoma, Wayne and Oktibbeha counties and surrounding communities can be tested for COVID-19 at one-day, drive-through testing sites starting Monday, June 8.

Mississippians who want to be screened and tested must first go through a free screening from a UMMC clinician by calling (601) 496-7200; or through an online questionnaire at Anyone who is determined to need testing will be given an appointment date and time at the testing site most convenient.

The newest testing sites for Monday, June 8:

  • Clarke County: Clarke County Emergency Management Agency, 642 S. Archusa Ave., Quitman
  • Coahoma County: Coahoma County Youth Outreach Expo Building, 1535 Wildcat Drive, Clarksdale

The newest testing sites for Tuesday, June 9:

  • Wayne County: Buckatunna Elementary, 11 Buckatunna Mount Zion Road, Buckatunna
  • Oktibbeha County: Oktibbeha County Safe Room, 985 Lynn Lane, Starkville

The previously announced testing sites for Friday, June 5:

  • DeSoto County: Landers Center, 4560 Venture Drive, Southaven
  • Neshoba County: Neshoba County Coliseum, 12000 MS-15 #1, Philadelphia

 The previously announced testing site for Saturday, June 6:

  • Lamar County: Ben Barrett Community Center, 764 E. Main Ave., Lumberton

Anyone can be tested who is experiencing COVID-19 symptoms, including fever, cough, shortness of breath or sore throat; or who has a known or potential exposure to someone confirmed with the virus.

Testing hours at the West Street Farmers Market are 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m. daily except Sunday. Testing hours at one-day sites are noon-4 p.m.

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