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Walgreens Activates COVID-19 Testing Location in Durham By Appointment Only

Post Date:04/30/2020 6:41 PM
WHAT: Walgreens will open a COVID-19 testing site in Durham beginning tomorrow, Friday, May 1. Testing is being conducted outdoors on the property where Walgreens pharmacists are overseeing patients' self-administration of the COVID-19 test.
 
Testing at this location is available by appointment only, and only to individuals who meet eligibility criteria established by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). In order to receive a tests individuals must first complete an online health screening to determine eligibility available at Walgreens.com/Covid19Testing. Additional COVID tools and resources can also be found through Walgreens Find Care® available on the Walgreens app or online at  Walgreens.com/findcare.
 
Testing will be available at no cost to eligible individuals who meet CDC criteria. All drive-thru testing is being conducted outside and patients are instructed to not leave their vehicles.
 
WHERE:  Due to patient privacy, media will not be granted access to film on the
premises.
  • 3798 Guess Road, Durham
 
BACKGROUND:
These testing sites are part of Walgreens' ongoing effort to provide greater access to COVID-19 testing and community resources to 49 states and Puerto Rico.
 
The expansion is a next step building on Walgreens' collaboration with the Administration, federal health agencies, and state and local authorities. Additional locations are being finalized in collaboration with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).
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