The Mississippi State Department of Health will be hosting drive-through COVID-19 testing sites for Mississippi teachers and staff at various county health departments over the next few weeks.
Any K-12 teacher, staff or administrator in Lafayette County can be tested for free from noon to 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 26, at the Lafayette County Health Department. No appointment is necessary.
Testing for Pontotoc teachers is happening Tuesday, Aug. 25, from noon to 7 p.m. Yalobusha County will be offering the free test to teachers and school staff from noon to 7 p.m. on Thursday.
Visit the MSDH website at www.HealthyMS.com/locations for addresses of the county health departments.
Additionally, daily testing is offered for teachers, staff, and school administrators at the West Street Farmer’s Market in Jackson or any pop-up testing site sponsored by MSDH, the University of Mississippi Medical Center and the Mississippi National Guard. Appointments are required for the pop-up sites and the Famer’s Market, and testing hours are 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.
To make an appointment, visit https://umc.edu/Coronavirus/COVID-19-Testing.