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ChristianaCare To Offer Public Drive-Through For Coronavirus Testing At Wilmington Riverfront

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ChristianaCare will offer people with symptoms of coronavirus an opportunity to get drive-through testing. The event is for people who have symptoms consistent with the coronavirus, which include flu-like symptoms including fever, cough or shortness of breath. Testing is not recommended for people who have no symptoms. The tests will be provided at no charge. Test results will be available within two to five days.

WHEN: Friday, March 13th from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

WHERE: Parking lot at 601 S. Madison St. in Wilmington, across from Penn Cinema at the Riverfront. The parking lot is accessible from Beech Street.

This event is to protect the community, mitigate the spread of coronavirus, and reduce demands on emergency departments as Delaware experiences its first confirmed cases of coronavirus. ChristianaCare would like to remind Delawareans that testing for coronavirus disease is not recommended for individuals who do not have any symptoms of illness. Individuals who have severe symptoms should call their doctor. People with questions about coronavirus may call the Division of Public Health’s Coronavirus Call Center at 1-866-408-1899 or TTY at 1-800-232-5460 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, or e-mail DPHCall@delaware.gov.

 

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