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
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.