CareSouth closing two drive-thru community testing sites due to chance of bad weather on Tuesday


BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) – CareSouth Medical and Dental COVID-19 Drive-thru Community testing sites in Baton Rouge and Plaquemine are closed on Tuesday.

These drive-thru locations are closed because of the possibility of inclement weather.

Individuals who want to get a test on Tuesday will still be able to do so via walkups.

The dates, times and locations of weekly testing in these locations can be found below:

CareSouth Medical and Dental provided detailed information about what is required to take a COVID-19 test:

You must register in order to take the test by going to our website at or calling (225) 650-2000. The testing is open to anyone age 12 or older with or without symptoms and with and without insurance. No doctor’s order required. There is no out of pocket expense. If you have insurance, your insurance will be billed. If you don’t have insurance, CareSouth will cover the cost.  Please bring your insurance card and ID.  

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