SARANAC LAKE — Adirondack Well being has introduced dates, instances and places for the following week of its free drive-thru coronavirus testing clinic.
Testing is open to everybody, symptomatic or asymptomatic, no matter employment standing or class. A health care provider’s order is recommended however not required. Each COVID-19 take a look at will entail a sinus swab, with the choice to even have blood drawn to examine for the presence of the COVID-19 antibody.
¯ Keene Valley: Tuesday, 11 a.m. to three p.m., Marcy Discipline, 12942 Route 73
¯ Lake Placid: Wednesday, 11 a.m. to three p.m., Northwood Faculty, 92 Northwood Street
¯ Tupper Lake: Thursday, 11 a.m. to three p.m., L.P. Quinn Elementary Faculty, 294 Hosley Ave.
¯ Lengthy Lake: Friday, 11 a.m. to three p.m., Lengthy Lake Central Faculty, 20 Faculty Street
To schedule an appointment, contact your major care supplier or the COVID-19 clinic at 518-897-2462. There isn’t any price to the person being examined, however Adirondack Well being will gather every individual’s medical health insurance data, if they’ve insurance coverage, and invoice insurance coverage firms. Insurance coverage firms, in flip, are prohibited by New York state from charging co-pays or deductibles for COVID-19 testing. People with out medical health insurance will nonetheless be examined freed from cost.
Adirondack Well being’s expanded testing efforts will proceed for the foreseeable future, topic to the continued availability of COVID-19 take a look at kits. For essentially the most up-to-date data relating to Adirondack Well being testing availability, go to adirondackhealth.org/covid-testing.
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