UPDATE: Drive-thru coronavirus testing in Jackson
Henry Ford Allegiance Health in Jackson is conducting drive-thru testing for the coronavirus.
The screenings are for those who exhibit symptoms of the virus, including:
• Shortness of breath
Symptoms may appear in as few as two days or as long as 14 days after exposure to the virus.
The testing is happening at One Jackson Square, on 100 E. Michigan Ave. The drive-thru testing is happening through March 22, from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Due to a high amount of traffic, Henry Ford Allegiance Health asks that you call 313-874-7500, which is available 24/7, to get pre-screened for the drive-thru testing.
The test is free, and the results should be back in 4-5 days.
Personal identification is required.
Henry Ford Allegiance Health says a health care provider will call to discuss your results and next steps with you. Results will also be available on MyChart.
If you are not exhibiting any symptoms, you are asked to not participate in the testing.
You can find more information on the Henry Ford Allegiance Health
The state of Michigan has also set up a coronavirus hotline, 1-888-535-6136, for those who have questions about the virus. The hotline is open seven days a week from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.