Washington Regional completes COVID-19 drive-thru test, hotline operations
Washington Regional completes COVID-19 drive-thru test, hotline operations

Washington Regional completes COVID-19 drive-thru test, hotline operations

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (KNWA / KFTA) – Washington Regional announced that it is stopping COVID-19 drive-thru testing and hotline operation due to low demand.

In a press release, the health care provider announced that March 18 will be the last day for these services at their Fayetteville location at 3318 N. Northhills Blvd. Pfizer COVID-19 vaccinations and booster doses will remain available at this location for persons 12 years of age and older Monday-Friday from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.

No appointment is required.

Washington Regional states that those who still need COVID-19 testing should contact their local pharmacy or health department for testing information. Washington Regional Urgent Care located at 3 E. Appleby Road in Fayetteville will continue to serve patients with symptoms of respiratory disease who should be monitored by a provider and, if necessary, tested for COVID-19.

The Urgent Care site is open seven days a week from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.

An automatic COVID-19 information line will remain available at 479-463-2055 with details on vaccinations and other test sites.

The Washington Region’s COVID-19 hotline and test clinic first opened in March 2020. Since then, team members have performed more than 104,000 COVID-19 tests and answered nearly 157,000 hotline calls.

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