Zachary to offer free Covid-19 testing May 13


LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA – APRIL 27: A doctor performs a COVID-19 test at a drive-thru testing facility set up at The Forum in Inglewood during the coronavirus pandemic on April 27, 2020 in Los Angeles, California. COVID-19 has spread to most countries around the world, claiming over 211,000 lives and infecting over three million lives. (Photo by Tommaso Boddi/Getty Images)

The city of Zachary has partnered with Lane Regional Medical Center and MedComp Sciences to provide 100 free tests to patients in Zachary who are showing symptoms of Covid-19.

The testing will be available from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Wednesday, May 13 at the Zachary Youth Park at 1650 Mt. Pleasant Road.

You must register online in order to get a test, however a doctor’s referral is not required.

Click here to register for testing.

The deadline to register is noon on Tuesday, May 12.

“We are very blessed and honored to assist the City of Zachary in any way that we can to help slow the spread of this virus and get our community back to our way of lives,” Brad Schaeffer, CEO, MedComp Sciences said.

“Thank you to MedComp Sciences and Lane Regional Medical Center for assisting our citizens and helping to restore our community. Testing is considered a crucial way of tracking and potentially slowing the coronavirus,” Zachary Mayor David Amrhein said.

For questions concerning registration, contact the city of Zachary at 225-654-0287.

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