The Northeast Region County Health Department COVID-19 testing sites will be offering testing from 8:30 a.m. until 10:30 a.m. daily beginning Wednesday January 27, to allow staff members to transition to vaccination events for the designated phase groups in the community. The Northeast Region includes Carter, Greene, Hancock, Hawkins-Church Hill, Hawkins-Rogersville, Johnson, Unicoi and Washington Counties. Self-kit tests will be available for adults on Monday, Wednesday and Friday. Standard nasal swab testing will be available on Tuesday and Thursday. Local county health departments will continue to offer COVID-19 testing at no charge for anyone who wishes to be tested.
Test results may be available within 72 hours of arrival at the lab, depending on the volume of tests the testing lab receives.
Information will be provided to participants at testing locations on what they can expect after being tested. This information is also available online at www.tn.gov/content/dam/tn/health/documents/cedep/novel-coronavirus/TestedGuidance.pdf.
COVID-19 testing is widely available in Tennessee from local health departments and other health care providers. A map of COVID-19 testing sites across the state is available at www.tn.gov/content/tn/health/cedep/ncov/remote-assessment-sites.html. Hours of operation and contact information are provided for each site.