January 3, 2022
Media Contact: Beth Boutot, firstname.lastname@example.org
Virginia Beach Health Department to host free COVID-19 testing event on Wednesday January 5
(Virginia Beach, Va.) – The Virginia Beach Department of Public Health will host a free COVID-19 testing event on Wednesday, January 5, 2022 from 3-6 pm. at Kingdom Cathedral, 3820 Stoneshore Road.
PCR testing will be free for all ages. Pre-registration is recommended for a shorter wait time; however, walk-ins will be accepted. Approximately 250 tests will be available on a first come, first served basis. Please plan to arrive no later than 5:45 p.m. Rapid testing will not be available at this event.
Masks are required and children 17 and under must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.
Free PCR Testing Pre-Registration Information:
January 5, 2022, Kingdom Cathedral, 3820 Stoneshore Road, 3-6 p.m.
- Click on the registration link: https://mako.exchange/covid19-ereq/?account_number=18919&account_name=VDH-KINGDOM_CATHEDRAL
- Fill out as much patient info as possible (***Please note, leave the payment type as “Client Billed”, PCR testing is the only option for this testing site, and no appointment TIMES will be granted for this event).
- Select January 5, 2022 (1-5-2022) as the date of your event.
- Click “Create E-Req” and print the form to bring with you to the testing event. (Please note that you will need the actual paper printout and not an email confirmation on your phone.
COVID-19 cases are rising and vaccines remain our best defense to reduce the spread and diminish serious illness and hospitalization.
For more information on COVID-19 vaccines, visit the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention “Vaccines for COVID-19” page at https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/vaccines/index.html.
NOTE: Members of the media are not permitted inside the event when patients are present. Members of the media may respectfully approach clinic patients outside of the clinic and talk to them if they provide consent. Media members who do not comply may be asked to leave the site. Interview requests should be sent to email@example.com at least 24 hours in advance, when possible.