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The Louisiana Department of Health will offer free, drive-thru COVID-19 testing in Beauregard Parish at multiple locations during June in partnership with the Louisiana National Guard to conduct the testing.

It’s open for any resident 18 years of age and older with valid identification. You do not have to have symptoms or a referral from a doctor. Those being tested will need to wear a mask and stay in their cars for verification of eligibility criteria, an ID check and the self-administered test.

Walk-up testing is not preferred, but will not be turned away.

The site will use a self-administered nasal swab test that will allow those being tested to swab their own nose on-site while in their vehicles, observed by a trained medical volunteer to ensure the sample is taken correctly, and drop the sealed sample into a container on their way out of the drive-thru site.

Once received, the Office of Public Health will contact those who were tested to communicate their results and share any necessary information. While awaiting results, individuals who have been tested should follow CDC guidelines and take steps to help prevent the virus from spreading to people in their home and community.

All testing times are 8 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Thursday, June 4 — South Beauregard Upper Elementary School, 12378 Hwy. 171

Friday, June 5 — South Beauregard Upper Elementary School, 12378 Hwy. 171

Wednesday, June 10 — BeauCARE parking lot, DeRidder, 628 High School Drive

Thursday, June 11 — BeauCARE parking lot, DeRidder, 628 High School Drive

Friday, June 12 — BeauCARE parking lot, DeRidder, 628 High School Drive

Thursday, June 18 — Merryville Pavilion, 601 Hennigan Street

Friday, June 19 — Merryville Pavilion, 601 Hennigan Street

Wednesday, June 24 — South Beauregard Upper Elementary School, 12378 Hwy. 171

Thursday, June 25 — BeauCARE, DeRidder, 628 High School Drive

Friday, June 26 — Merryville Pavilion, 601 Hennigan Street

For more information, call the Beauregard Parish Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness at 337-460-5447.

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