October 28, 2021
Media Contact: Population Health Coordinator April Achter, firstname.lastname@example.org
Free COVID-19 Testing in Rappahannock-Rapidan Health District
CULPEPER, VIRGINIA – To help meet community COVID-19 testing needs, Wellspring Health Services, UVA Culpeper Medical Center, Culpeper County, and the Rappahannock-Rapidan Health District (RRHD) have collaborated to offer free COVID-19 testing. The free testing will be offered at Wellspring’s offsite location at the Culpeper County parking lot, across from Yowell Meadow Park (100 N Blue Ridge Avenue).
For a limited time (until Dec. 30 OR until funding runs out), this free testing will be available for COVID-19 for patients that meet certain criteria.
Those criteria are:
- Resident of RRHD (Culpeper, Fauquier, Madison, Orange, or Rappahannock County)
- OR School Employee, First Responder or Healthcare Worker who works in RRHD
Priority will be given to uninsured or underinsured patients.
“This project builds on the work of our community partners, in the effort to make testing available for all District residents,” said acting Health Director, Dr. Colin Greene.
This is a rapid test.
“We encourage anyone who has symptoms and needs to be tested, especially those without insurance, to use this free testing site,” said Wellspring’s CEO Dr. Khalid Athar.
To make an appointment, please call 540-718-9743. A Wellspring representative will complete a screening and schedule qualified patients for their free test.
For general questions about COVID-19, community members may call the RRHD COVID-19 Hotline at 540-316-6302 or email AskRRHD@vdh.virginia.gov. For the latest on COVID-19, visit: www.vdh.virginia.gov/coronavirus.
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