Evangeline, St. Martin and Vermilion parishes to start free mobile COVID-19 testing next week

Coronavirus

LAFAYETTE, La. (KLFY) — Next week, the La. National Guard and the Department of Health will be bringing free mobile COVID-19 testing to Evangeline, St. Martin and Vermilion parishes, similar to the testing also coming to Iberia Parish which we reported earlier this week.

Tests are available for any Louisiana resident age 16 or older with valid state identification. There is no cost for the testing, it’s strictly voluntary, and no symptoms are required to get tested. Officials prefer that people looking to get tested drive up to the testing site, though walk-ups will not be turned away. Those being tested must wear a mask and stay in their cars for verification of eiligibility and ID checks.

The sites will use a self-administered nasal swab test that will allow those being tested to swab their own nose onside in their vehicles while observed by a medical volunteer. Once the results are received, the Office of Public Health will contact you to communicate the results.

Below are the times, dates and locations of the mobile testing sites:

Evangeline Parish

St. Martin Parish

Vermilion Parish

For a list of more testing locations around Acadiana (Region 4), download and read the document below:

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