Free coronavirus testing provided at recreation centers in Shreveport

Noble Horvath

SHREVEPORT, La. (KTAL/KMSS) – If you want to find out if you have the coronavirus, free testing is available at several recreation centers throughout Shreveport. Ochsner LSU Health Shreveport will be offering COVID-19 testing this week at the following locations: Monday, Sept. 28 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Princess Park […]

SHREVEPORT, La. (KTAL/KMSS) – If you want to find out if you have the coronavirus, free testing is available at several recreation centers throughout Shreveport.

Ochsner LSU Health Shreveport will be offering COVID-19 testing this week at the following locations:

Monday, Sept. 28

  • 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
  • Princess Park Community Center – 920 Baker St., Shreveport

Tuesday, Sept. 29

  • 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
  • Querbes Park Community Center – 3500 Beverly Place, Shreveport

Wednesday, Sept. 30

  • 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
  • Querbes Park Community Center – 3500 Beverly Place, Shreveport

Friday, Oct. 2

  • 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
  • Hattie Perry Community Center – 4300 Ledbetter St., Shreveport

If you want to be tested please bring an ID and insurance card, if applicable. There are no out-of-pocket costs for those seeking a test and no one will be turned away based on their insurance status. Testing is available at the times listed or until all test kits have been utilized.

You will receive your test results within 3-4 days via the MyChart patient portal or by phone.

Those who test positive will have the opportunity to participate in Ochsner’s 14-day symptom tracker program designed for COVID-19 patients who do not require hospital care. Participants receive daily text messages to monitor symptoms and can be connected to our 24/7 nurse on-call line for additional support.

In addition to offering community testing, Ochsner LSU Health has the following resources available:

  • Call the free COVID-19 information line at 844-888-2772 for 24/7 advice.
  • Ochsner LSU Health patients can schedule a video visit with their provider and send secure messages via MyChart.
  • New patients can see a provider over video through ochsnerlsuhs.org/anywhere or via the Ochsner Anywhere Care app.
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