EVERETT, Wash. — A new appointment-only drive through testing site opened in Everett Monday.
The site is in a large parking lot near Everett Memorial Stadium at 3900 Broadway.
High-risk Snohomish County residents with coronavirus symptoms, including those who work in healthcare, public safety or critical infrastructure, can get free testing.
Testing is by appointment only. Those who have no symptoms or don’t meet the requirements below will not be eligible.
--Experiencing symptoms (cough, fever of at least 100.4, sore throat and/or shortness of breath)
--Working in healthcare, public safety, or critical infrastructure like grocery stores, restaurants, shelters, gas stations, public utilities, child care, or correctional facilities OR
--60 years of age or older OR
--Someone with underlying medical conditions or a weakened immune system OR
People still should contact their doctor if they have symptoms such as fever, cough, sore throat and/or shortness of breath.
A website has been set up at https://redcap.link/Snohomish-COVID-19 where people will be asked a series of questions and, if they meet testing requirements, will be given an appointment.
Appointments will be opened for one week at a time. For the week of March 23, testing appointments will be Monday-Thursday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., with appointments in 15-minute time slots. The Snohomish County Health District initially expects to test 180-200 people each day, but hopes to expand days and/or hours soon.
More information also is available at www.snohd.org/drive-thru-testing.
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