Ochsner LSU Health Shreveport Announces COVID-19 Testing In Winnfield Today for Those Without Symptoms

10:00 AM – 3:30 PM at the Winnfield Civic Center located at 2000 S. Jones St., Winnfield, LA 71483.

Testing is open to Louisiana residents, age two and older. Even if you are not experiencing symptoms, it is encouraged that you get tested to know your COVID-19 status. This investment in enhanced community testing is a critical step towards a safe reopening.

Members of the community who wish to be tested should bring an ID and insurance card, if applicable. There are no out-of-pocket costs for those seeking a test and no one will be turned away based on their insurance status. Testing is available at the times listed or until all test kits have been utilized.

Community members will receive their test results within 24-72 hours via the MyChart patient portal or by phone. Those who test positive will have the opportunity to participate in Ochsner’s 14-day symptom tracker program designed for COVID-19 patients who do not require hospital care. Participants receive daily text messages to monitor symptoms and can be connected to our 24/7 nurse on-call line for additional support.

In addition to offering community testing, Ochsner LSU Health has the following resources available:

• Call the free COVID-19 information line at 844-888-2772 for 24/7 advice.
• Ochsner LSU Health patients can schedule a video visit with their provider and send secure messages via MyChart.
• New patients can see a provider over video through ochsnerlsuhs.org/anywhere or via the Ochsner Anywhere Care app.

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