St. Joseph Mercy Ann Arbor to offer curbside COVID-19 screening, tests

Drive through testing available to the public amid coronavirus pandemic

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Coronavirus testing swabbing (AP)

ANN ARBOR, Mich. – St. Joseph Mercy in Ann Arbor announced Wednesday a curbside COVID-19 screening and testing for patients that meet the State of Michigan and CDC testing criteria.

Testing criteria includes patients that are high risk and present with a fever above 100 degrees and a cough (lasting less than six weeks), or shortness of breath, officials said.

The testing service is meant to help slow the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19), according to officials.

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Drive through testing is available at the outpatient surgery entrance on St. Joseph’s campus from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. Individuals can stay in their vehicles while getting tested.

Those interested do not need an appointment, prescreen or doctor’s order for testing, officials said.

Anyone with questions can call 1-833-247-1258.

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