JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV)- The Mississippi Department of Health announced Saturday evening that there will be several drive-up testing sites starting next week to help control the coronavirus outbreak.
The testing sites will be stationed across the state for those with COVID-19 symptoms such as severe cough, chest pain or fevers of 100.4 or higher.
MSDH will be checking temperatures and getting samples to the state Public Health Lab for testing. View updated list of affected counties here.
Below is a list of testing facilities compiled from information provided by Speaker Philip Gunn.
|Attala||Trace Urgent Care||662 – 289-9155||Not verified|
|Forrest||Forrest General Hospital/Hattiesburg Clinic||601-261-1533||Verified|
|Neshoba||Neshoba General Hospital||601-663-1200||Verified|
|Hinds||St. Dominic/MEA Old Canton Rd||601- 957-3333||Verified|
|Lee||Med Plus Urgent Care||662-841-0002||Verified|
|Itawamba||Med Plus Urgent Care||662-269-8000||Verified|
|Hinds||UMMC / Fairgrounds||TBD||Planned 3/24|
|Alcorn||Magnolia Medical Center||Not Verified|
|Pearl River||TBD||877-978-6453||Verified/Variable dates|
(*Note: Some are “verified” and some are “not verified” – the Department of Health (DOH) is working to verify these as testing facilities. The “verified” are providing testing and the “not verified” are facilities that the local EMAs have said will be testing facilities but which the DOH has not been able to verify just yet.)