The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services is offering free COVID testing in Joplin on January 22nd. We have complete details below:
Missouri Dept. of Health & Sr. Services offering free COVID testing January 22. The City of Joplin and Jasper County Health Departments announce a community COVID-19 testing site will be offered on Friday, January 22 at Access Family Care, 530 S. Maiden Lane in Joplin. This community testing event is for Missouri residents and offered through the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services (DHSS) and their partners including the Missouri Primary Care Association and MAKO Medical.
Testing will be done from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Friday, January 22, 2021 the Access Family Care location of 530 S. Maiden Lane.
Missouri DHSS has announced the following details about the community tests: Missouri residency is the only requirement; individuals do not have to live in the county in which they are tested, and they do not have to be experiencing symptoms. Any Missouri residents who wish to be tested with an anterior nasal swab to determine if they have an active COVID-19 infection can do so at no cost to the individual.
Missourians can register online for testing events at health.mo.gov/communitytest and continue to check back for future opportunities.