Community testing site will resume Wednesday for existing patients

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BATON ROUGE, La. (LOCAL 33/FOX 44) The Mayor’s Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness Community Testing Site at Baton Rouge General – Mid City will resume Wednesday only for patients who had orders faxed prior to 6 p.m. on Tuesday, March 17.

Mayor-President Sharon Weston Broome convened her COVID-19 Medical Task Force to update testing protocols to ensure our most vulnerable patients receive a COVID-19 test.

The site will begin accepting new orders Thursday as COVID-19 tests become available.

The site will remain open on a day by day basis as supplies allow, Monday through Friday from 1 p.m. to 3p.m.

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