Rapid COVID-19 testing offered at LSU campus

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BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD)- Louisiana State University is providing access to rapid COVID-19 testing on campus for students, faculty and staff.

Four COVID-19 testing pods will be located on campus which will provide test results in a 24 hour period.

Rapid testing will be available from August 24 to October 23.

LSU COVID-19 testing locations and hours of operation are the following:

Pod I – Nicholson Drive

Monday – Friday, 9:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. (Extended hours) Saturday – Sunday, 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Pod II – South Stadium Drive
Monday – Friday, 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Saturday – Sunday, 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Pod III – South Campus Drive

Monday – Friday, 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Saturday – Sunday, 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Pod IV – Dalrymple Drive

Monday – Friday, 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Saturday – Sunday, 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Health insurance is required, however a test will be taken regardless of a students eligibility of payment, according to LSU.

LSU says they will be able to conduct about 5,000 COVID-19 tests a day.

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