Free COVID testing site opens in Galena

Ivy Medical Opens Free Covid 19 Testing Site In Galena
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GALENA, Kan. – Ivy Medical opens free COVID-19 testing site to the public.

People who need a rapid antigen or PCR test can go to the new Ivy Medical testing site at 217 W 7th St. In Galena, Kan.

The facility is open 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Monday through Saturday, however, these hours may change according to demand.  Ivy Medical says the site will operate as long as demand necessitates/Covid-19 cases are surging.

The testing site does not require an appointment or health insurance.

How to pre-register

These are the steps for anyone who wishes to take a Covid-19 test at the Ivy Medical testing site:

  1.  Visit to set up a patient profile. This will help reduce your wait time once you arrive at the testing site.
  2. Go to 217 W. 7th St. and check in with the parking lot attendant. Drive-up patients who have set up a patient profile will be directed to an express parking space, those who have not will need to go to a separate parking area and fill out a short information form.
  3. A testing site staff member will come to you and administer your test. Rapid test results will be available within two hours, and PCR test results will be available within 24-72 hours.

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