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Two new COVID-19 test sites to open January 17

Two new COVID-19 test sites to open January 17

In an ongoing effort to increase access to COVID-19 testing in the area, Mecklenburg County Public Health (MCPH) and Cabarrus Health Alliance have worked together with our test providers StarMed and MAKO to open two new COVID-19 test sites on Monday, January 17 Bee Charlotte Motorcycle Speedwith whomay (StarMed) and Carowinds (MAKO).

“We are so thankful for organizations who keep recognizing and help meet the need for testing in our community”, said the Director of Public Health dr. raynard Washington. “Thank you for putting public health first.”

Locations and planning of COVID-19 test sitess:

StarMed testing at zMAX dragway, 6570 Bruton Smith Boulevard., Concord

Opening hours –

    • 12.00 – 16.00
    • Jan. 17, Jan. 1920, Jan. 22, Jan. 2425, Jan. 29, Jan. 31, Feb. 1-3
    • PCR and fast testing

MAKO testing at Carowinds, 14523 Carowinds Blvd., Charlotte

Opening hours –

    • 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.
    • Open from Monday to Saturday from January 17th
    • PCR testing only

Free COVID-19 testing. No appointment needed. Schedules are subject to change. Please check the StarMed and MAKO websites for the most current information.

With COVID-19 cases at an all-time high in Mecklenburg province, ppublic huheverything continues to work with community partners to provide as much access to testing as possible. Find a free testing site near you by the NC DHHS. to visitFind my test place page or using the MCPHCOVID-19 Testing and Vaccination SitesMap.

If you’re having trouble visiting a local testing site, you can also purchase home COVID-19 testing kits online or from local pharmacies. Availability for kits in stores and online has recently been improved.

Please call the COVID-19 Information Hotline at 980-314-9400 (Option 3) for current program information, including locations and hours.


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