Northeast Region county health depts. modify COVID-19 testing hours
The Northeast Region County Health Departments will modify their testing hours to allow staff members to transition to vaccination events for designated groups in the community.
Beginning today, Wednesday, Jan. 27, health departments will offer testing from 8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. daily.
Health departments affected include Carter, Greene, Hancock, Hawkins-Church Hill, Hawkins-Rogersville, Johnson, Unicoi, and Washington counties.
Self-kit tests will be available for adults on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday. Standard nasal swab testing will be available Tuesday and Thursday. Local county health departments will continue to offer COVID-19 testing at no charge for anyone who wishes to be tested.
Test results may be available within 72 hours of arrival at the lab, depending on the volume of tests the testing lab receives. Information will be provided to participants at testing locations on what they can expect after being tested. The information is also available online.
COVID-19 testing is widely available in Tennessee from local health departments and other health care providers.
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