BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) – The East Baton Rouge Parish School System (EBRPSS) will be hosting a free drive-thru COVID-19 testing event for staff, students and family members.

The event takes place on Sept. 8 from 6 a.m. to 9 a.m. in the parking lot of the Instructional Resource Center Building (1022 S. Foster Drive, Baton Rouge, LA 70806).

On Tuesday, the Louisiana Department of Health reported 5,532 new COVID cases since Sept. 4.