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MSDH to host free testing sites for educators

The Mississippi State Department of Health will host drive-through COVID-19 testing sites for Mississippi teachers and staff at various county health departments over the next few weeks.

Any K-12 teacher, staff or administrator can be tested for free at the county health department locations below. Testing hours are Noon to 7 p.m., and no appointment is necessary.

Lincoln

Visit the MSDH website at www.HealthyMS.com/locations for addresses of the county health departments.

MONDAY, AUGUST 24

  • Tallahatchie (Charleston)
  • Alcorn
  • Attala
  • Chickasaw (Houston)
  • Copiah
  • Newton
  • Adams
  • George

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 26

  • Grenada
  • Lafayette
  • Sunflower (Indianola)
  • Noxubee
  • Rankin
  • Wilkinson
  • Greene
  • Hancock

FRIDAY, AUGUST 28

  • Tate
  • Union
  • Montgomery
  • Lowndes
  • Claiborne
  • Smith
  • Franklin
  • Lamar

TUESDAY, AUGUST 25

  • Tunica
  • Holmes
  • Choctaw
  • Yazoo
  • Clarke
  • Lauderdale
  • Amite
  • Pontotoc

THURSDAY, AUGUST 27

  • Yalobusha
  • Marshall
  • Leflore
  • Oktibbeha
  • Warren
  • Scott
  • Franklin
  • Lamar

Additionally, daily testing is offered for teachers, staff, and school administrators at the West Street Farmer’s Market in Jackson or any pop-up testing site sponsored by MSDH, the University of Mississippi Medical Center, and the Mississippi National Guard. Appointments are required for the pop-up sites and the Famer’s Market, and testing hours are 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

To make an appointment, visit https://umc.edu/Coronavirus/COVID-19-Testing