A drive-thru only COVID-19 testing site for Buchanan County residents will be open this weekend at Mosaic Life Care in St. Joseph.
According to a press release from Mosaic, the testing will take place from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday. Testing will take place in the parking garage located on the northeast side of the hospital. Vehicles should enter off of Heartland Road by Plaza 2.
About 2,000 tests will be provided by the state of Missouri. Testing will be available at no cost for individuals over the age of 18 regardless of symptoms. Mosaic asks anyone wanting to be tested, to visit health.mo.gov/communitytest or call (877) 435-8411, option 3 to register.
Tests used will be a nasopharyngeal swab. Once samples are collected, they will be sent to Quest Diagnostics for testing. Results should be available within 72 hours after testing.
For detailed information, including a directional map, please visit myMLC.com/corona.