How to get a COVID test in Saginaw, no doctor’s note, insurance or symptoms required
SAGINAW, MI – Great Lakes Bay Health Centers, which offer COVID-19 testing to anyone who wants one without a medical certificate, insurance or symptoms required, are changing the location and hours of operation of its site Saginaw test.
The Great Lakes Bay Health Centers drive-thru test site is temporarily moved to the organization’s site in Cumberland, 1417 Cumberland in Saginaw, across from the U.S. Post Office, effective Thursday, October 22, so that improvements can be made. made to the current tests of downtown Saginaw. site, according to a press release. The new temporary test site will be open from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Those wishing to take a test must bring their identity card and insurance card, if they have one. You don’t need insurance, symptoms, or a doctor’s note to get tested. The test is performed using a shorter nasal swab in both nostrils and the results are available in about two to three days of release states.
Great Lakes Bay Health Centers are also hosting a 10 a.m. to noon COVID pop-up testing event on Saturday, October 24 at its Davenport Health Center, 3023 Davenport in Saginaw. This event is open to the public and will include drive-thru COVID-19 testing, walk-in COVID-19 testing in a tent, HIV testing and information on treatment options for use disorders. substances and behavioral health services.
Great Lakes Bay Health Centers continue to offer COVID-19 testing from 8 a.m. to noon Monday through Friday at its Bay City site, 3884 Monitor Road, and from 10 a.m. to noon Monday, Wednesday and Friday at Bad Ax at 876 N. Van Dyke with no changes to these sites.
COVID-19 PREVENTION TIPS
In addition to washing your hands regularly and not touching your face, officials recommend practicing social distancing, assuming anyone can carry the virus.
Health officials say you should stay at least 6 feet from others and work from home, if possible.
Use disinfectant wipes Where disinfectant spray cleaners on frequently touched surfaces in your home (doorknobs, faucets, counters) and take hand sanitizer with you when you go to places like stores.
The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services also issued orders requiring people to wear face cover on the mouth and nosewhile in crowded indoor and outdoor public spaces. See a explanation of what it means here.
For more data on COVID-19 in Michigan, visit https://www.mlive.com/coronavirus/data/.
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