Essex County Virginia

Free Testing by Three Rivers Health District

Posted on 05/27/2020

Information related to the free testing offered by Three Rivers Health District on June 4th 10-4pm. 2780 General Puller Highway SALUDA VA


Some of the questions asked and answers provided below.


We have received several questions related to this event, which we are answering below and updating in the event itself. Thank you all for your interest in this public health event and for helping share the word.

Q: Will insurance be accepted or is this cash only?

A: There will be no cost for this testing.


Q: Will antibody tests be available?

A: No, this will be nasopharyngeal swab only, testing for viral RNA.


Q: Are there any parameters around who can receive a test or is it first come, first served until the tests are all done?

A: First come, first served until testing supplies are exhausted.


Q: Is there anything people need to bring or prepare for before arriving?

A: No need for any preparation, however, people will have to complete a short survey.


Q: Who do you recommend comes out for a test?

A: Anyone over the age of 16 can be tested.