The Washington Parish Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness advises the following:
In Partnership with the Louisiana Department of Health, Office of Public Health and the Louisiana National Guard, COVID-19 testing will be available to Washington Parish residents at the locations below in the Parish from the hours of 8 am to 11 am at each location:
- Franklinton Fairgrounds - Friday, August 14, 2020
- Cassidy Park - Friday, August 21, 2020
- Lee’s Creek Baptist Church - Friday, August 29, 2020
Details: To be tested, residents must be at least 18 years old and have a valid Louisiana ID. The site will use a self-administered nasal swab test that will allow those being tested to swab their own nose onsite when addressing the walk-up test site, observed by a trained medical volunteer to ensure the sample is taken correctly, and drop the sealed sample into a container. Those being tested will need to wear a mask and social distance while standing in line at least 6ft apart. Verification of eligibility criteria, ID check, and self-administered test. Please use social distancing at 6ft apart while approaching the walk-up testing site as a safety.