COVID-19 testing coming to Southampton County

Published 8:31 pm Tuesday, June 30, 2020

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The Western Tidewater Health District, in partnership with the Western Tidewater Medical Reserve Corps and Southampton County, will be offering pop-up community-based testing for COVID-19 at several sites across the County from July 6-8. The testing availability will be on a first-come, first-served basis. Residents who wish to be tested are asked to bring a photo ID.

“The Western Tidewater Health District and the Virginia Department of Health are very excited to work alongside the local governments and community stakeholders to provide this testing opportunity to the citizens of Southampton County. This testing event further supports Gov. Northam and his Testing Task Force’s goal and direction to match COVID-19 testing capacity with testing availability at the most local level.” said Dr. Todd Wagner, district health director

Testing will be at the following sites:

• Monday July 6, from 1 to 3 p.m., in the Southampton County Health Department, 26220 Administration Center Drive, Courtland.

• Tuesday July 7, from 9 to 11 a.m., in the Ivor Volunteer Fire Department, 8295 Main St., Ivor.

• Tuesday July 7, from 1 to 3 p.m., in the Southampton Meadows Trailer Park Office, 33536 Phillips Street, Franklin.

• Wednesday July 8, from 9 to 11 a.m., in the Drewryville Volunteer Fire Department, 22368 Drewry Road, Drewryville.

• Wednesday July 8, from 1 to 3 p.m., in the Boykins Volunteer Fire Department, 18127 N. Railroad Ave., Boykins.

For more information, call 562-6109.