(WXYZ) — Oakland County announced Wednesday it is expanding free drive-thru COVID-19 testing to include anyone 18 and up.
The county said they will especially test people who are returning to work.
“We all know how important it is for our economy that our residents start working again and our companies and businesses re-engage,” Coulter said. “But we also know we’re not in the clear yet. As more people return to work, we need to be vigilant and mindful that the coronavirus is still with us. I urge anyone with underlying health conditions and those adults who are returning to work to get tested. The great progress we’ve made has put many residents back on the job. We need to keep our guard up.”
People interested in getting tested must make an appointment through the Oakland County Health Division’s Nurse on Call hotline at 1-800-848-5533. Results may take at least three days, and no doctor’s note or prescription is needed and there is no fee.
The drive-thru testing will take place at the Oakland County Complex at 1200 N. Telegraph Rd. on Tuesdays and Thursdays, the South Oakland Health Center on Greenfield Rd. in Southfield on Mondays and Wednesdays, and the Novi Civic Center on Fridays. All will be from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
The county has tested nearly 5,000 people at the drive-thru site, with 249 tested positive for COVID-19.
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