CANCELED: Webster County Drive-thru testing for COVID-19 canceled “due to lack of interest”

Coronavirus

UPDATE: Organizers of the Webster County drive-thru clinic has canceled.

Webster County Health says those who have already signed up for the event will be called to help them make other arrangements.

Anyone wanting to be tested for COVID-19 should call Marshfield Jordan Valley at 417-859-2400 or OCH Wellpointe at 417-859-4878.


ORIGINAL STORY

MARSHFIELD, Mo. — A drive-thru mobile testing clinic for COVID-19 will begin testing people on May 15 starting at 9:00 a.m. at the Webster County Fairgrounds.

The clinic was set up by the Webster County COVID-19 Task Force and is not just walk-ins will be accepted for testing. Appointments can be set up by doctor’s referral only for a majority of its open hours, but walk-ins can come to be tested between 10 and 11 a.m.

For those who don’t have a primary care provider, they must show up during walk-in time so an on-site provider can assess the patient and provide the order for testing.

To be tested, the patients must show one of the following symptoms:

  • Fever, 100.4 or greater Sore throat Vomiting
  • Cough
  • Nausea
  • Loss of taste
  • Diarrhea
  • Loss of appetite
  • Repeated shaking with chills
  • Muscle pain
  • Chills
  • Headache
  • Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing

The mobile testing unit asks patients to bring a picture ID and insurance information if available. Testing is free for those uninsured.

If you have any questions, you are asked to call Marshfield Jordan Valley at 417-859-2400, ext. 2010 or Webster County Health Unit at 417-859-2532.

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