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Posted on: March 31, 2021

OptumServe to provide free COVID-19 testing in Wilkes County

North Carolina has contracted with OptumServe to provide free COVID-19 testing in Wilkes County for the month of April.  The test will be a PCR and the results are usually back in 20 hours.  The location is 1906 West Park Drive, North Wilkesboro. The testing schedule will be as follows:

Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays:  9:00-6:00
Saturdays:  9:00-2:00

Testing with begin on Thursday, April 1st.  Hours on April 1st will be 12:00 noon – 6:00 pm to allow time to set up. Wilkes Health will continue with COVID-19 testing on Tuesday and Friday mornings. 

Before the end of April, OptumServe will determine if there is a need to extend the testing it provides for additional months.

 

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