COVID-19 Community Information
COVID-19 Testing Information
Prisma Health, in partnership with DHEC, launches community testing for COVID-19 at initial seven statewide screenings beginning this weekend
GREENVILLE, SC – Prisma Health will launch community screening for COVID-19 at locations beginning Saturday, May 2nd with more sites expected to be announced in the coming weeks.
Testing is a priority for Prisma Health, especially providing access to communities that need it the most. Prisma Health providers, nurses, community paramedics and staff will provide this screening, testing, and education outreach.
At the testing sites:
Individuals will be screened and those with COVID-19 symptoms will be tested without having a doctor’s order.
Testing will be provided regardless of an individual’s ability to pay.
No appointment is needed. Community members taking part will be given masks.
Test results are expected within four days.
Individuals will receive follow-up communication about the test results –
Those attending the testing events also will receive information about isolating at home if sick, tips on caring for themselves and when to seek additional care should their symptoms worsen.