Coronavirus test available to anyone who wants one in Springdale on Saturday

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SPRINGDALE, Ark. (KNWA/KFTA) — The Arkansas Department of Health confirms it will offer a drive-thru COVID-19 test to anyone who wants one at the Jones Center in Springdale on Saturday.

Starting at noon on Saturday, May 23, tests will begin at the Jones Center JTL Building at 614 E. Emma Avenue in Springdale.

No symptoms or other screening criteria is required.

Arkansas Department of Health Directives & Orders
June 1: Directive Regarding Community and School Team Sports
May 22: Directive for Recreational Pool Reopening
May 21: Directive Regarding Overnight Camps
May 18: Directive Regarding Summer Day Camps
May 18: Directive for Reopening of Casinos
May 18: Directive for Large Indoor Venues | Spanish | To submit an increased capacity proposal for agriculture related events (rodeos, fairs, livestock shows, etc), please click HERE, all other proposals click HERE.
May 14: Directive for Travelers from “Hot Spot” and International Locations
May 11: Directive on Resuming Elective Procedures, Phase II
May 11: Directive on Resuming Restaurant Dine-In Operations | Spanish
May 11: Directive on Resuming Elective Dental Services

Related: Click here for previous briefings.

To protect yourself and others, the ADH recommends:

  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. Use hand sanitizer when soap and water are not available.
  • Practice social distancing. Avoid close contact with others, especially those who are sick, by keeping at least 6 feet between you and others.
  • Avoid going out except to get medical care. If you think you have been exposed to COVID-19 and develop a fever, cough, or shortness of breath, call your health care provider. Your physician will decide if testing is necessary based on your symptoms and known exposures.
  • Wear a cloth mask when in public and unable to maintain a 6-foot distance from others. Click here to read the CDC’s recommendations. The ADH offers this do-it-yourself cloth mask design.

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