- On September 10, 2020
More than 20,000 tests administered to date
Wake County Public Health’s free drive-thru testing will return next week to the Sunnybrook Building parking deck, located in eastern Raleigh at 2925 Holston Lane. Testing will take place Sept. 14–15 and Sept. 17–19. Since June 5, more than 20,000 tests have been administered to date.
Appointments are in half-hour intervals from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. with 400 testing slots available. The service is free, but people must follow a three-step process to claim their spot:
- Step 1: Select the time slot that works best for their schedule by clicking on the “Sign Up” button here for the date they’d like to be tested.
- Step 2: Complete this registration form .
- Step 3: Print the completed registration form or have it saved in their email for access at the testing site.
Tests are reserved for those who:
- Have COVID-like symptoms, including fever, cough, shortness of breath, nausea or vomiting, and loss of smell;
- Have been in close contact with a known positive case of COVID-19;
- Are healthcare workers or first responders;
- Work in high-risk settings like long-term care facilities, correctional facilities or homeless shelters;
- Are 65 years old or older;
- Have underlying health conditions;
- Are a member of a vulnerable or historically marginalized population;
- Have attended a mass gathering or protest; or
- Are a frontline worker in a setting where social distancing is difficult.
Candidates who fit the criteria for drive-thru testing should visit our website to schedule an appointment. By selecting a specific 30-minute window of time for testing, residents will avoid long lines and help the process flow smoothly for everyone.
For updates and additional drive-thru testing times available from Wake County Public Health – as well as an interactive map of testing sites run by our community partners – visit wakegov.com/testing.
Wake County has made it easy for you to stay updated on the latest information about COVID-19. You can visit our COVID-19 webpage, which has a set of frequently asked questions to educate residents in English and in Spanish, a list of COVID-19-related closures and service changes, as well as an email address and phone number that people can use to ask personal health-related questions about COVID-19.
The county is also sharing important information on its Facebook, Twitter and Instagram accounts.