Free COVID-19 testing being offered across WV


CHARLESTON, WV (WVNS)– During Governor Jim Justice’s COVID-19 update, he announced that several places in West Virginia will be offering free COVID-19 testing. This is apart of the Gov. Justice’s initiative to increased opportunities for minorities and other vulnerable populations.

Free testing will be available on Friday, June 5th and Saturday, June 6, 2020 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Below are the listed places:

  • Tug River Health Clinic in Gary (McDowell County) on June 5
  • City Hall in Keystone WV (McDowell County) on June 6
  • Laughlin Chapel in Wheeling (Ohio County)
  • Monticello Playground in Clarksburg (Harrison County)

While at the testing site, people need to have identification like a driver’s license, or proof of address. Anyone under the age of 18 must be with an adult.

Under the direction of Gov. Justice, the testing plan was developed by the Herbert Henderson Office of Minority Affairs, DHHR and WVNG and targets residents who have struggled to be seen by a physician or do not have insurance to pay for testing. This optional testing is free and available to all residents in selected counties, including asymptomatic individuals.

For more information you can visit their website.

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