Free drive-thru COVID-19 tests available in Lexington on Tuesday


A health worker collects a nasal swab sample to test for COVID-19 at a government hospital in Jammu, India. India confirmed more than 83,000 new coronavirus cases on Tuesday, bringing its total caseload to nearly 5 million. (AP Photo/Channi Anand)

LEXINGTON, Va. (WFXR) — Free COVID-19 drive-thru tests will take place Tuesday, Oct. 6, in Lexington.

The announcement from the Central Shenandoah Health District says tests will take place from 9 a.m. to noon at Augusta Health Primary Care, 55 Comfort Way, Lexington.

Tests are available for people experiencing symptoms of COVID-19 or have a close contact with a known COVID-19 case.

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