TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) – Shawnee County health officials will host drive-through operations to test for COVID-19 and the flu as respiratory viral infections continue to circulate.
The Shawnee County Department of Health announced Monday, Jan. 30 that it will provide a combination COVID-19 and influenza A and B rapid antigen test to those showing symptoms of a respiratory viral infection through a drive-through testing operation.
SCHD noted that the operation will be held from 9am to 2pm on Tuesdays and Fridays at 2701 SW E. Circle Dr. beginning January 31st.
Officials have indicated that the tests available will be rapid antigen, and results will be provided the same day, typically within the hour. Notification will be made by SMS or email. Registration is not required but is encouraged. To register, click HERE.
“Respiratory viruses continue to circulate throughout our community and as such we are expanding our testing options to residents of Shawnee County and the surrounding region,” said Carrie Delfs, clinical services division manager. “We are thrilled to provide this resource to the community as part of our commitment to a healthier Shawnee County.”
SCHD said the tests continue to be available and free throughout the community. To find a test site near you, click HERE.