ONSMS to host free COVID-19 testing in Jacksonville

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JACKSONVILLE, N.C. (WNCT) Old North State Medical Society (ONSMS) will be hosting free COVID-19 testing in Jacksonville.

Testing is open to adults 18 or older and insurance is not required.

Test results are returned in 3-5 days. 

The testing will be done:

  • Saturday from 10 a.m. – 1 .m. at Coastal Carolina Community College, 444 Western Boulevard in Jacksonville
  • November 6 from 4 p.m. – 7 p.m. and November 7 from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. at Kimbrell’s Furniture, 1370 Western Boulevard in Jacksonville
  • November 20 from 4 p.m. – 7 p.m. and November 21 from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. at Kimbrell’s Furniture, 1370 Western Boulevard in Jacksonville
  • December 11 from 4 p.m. – 7 p.m. and December 12 from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. at Kimbrell’s Furniture, 1370 Western Boulevard in Jacksonville

For this weekend’s testing, residents are asked to RSVP so testing staff can plan accordingly.

RSVP and additional dates can be found: https://onsms.org/jacksonville/

For more information, visit ONSMS.org/covid and you can sign up to be notified about free testing and COVID-19 education near you.

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