Upcoming COVID-19 testing opportunities in the Pee Dee

Upcoming COVID-19 testing opportunities in the Pee Dee
(Source: KEYC News Now)

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WMBF) - The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control is sponsoring several upcoming COVID-19 testing events in the Pee Dee.

Sponsored testing from DHEC is free, doesn’t require insurance, and results are available in 72 hours.

Testing options have expanded to include shallow nasal testing, an oral swab, or a saliva test at different locations, according to DHEC. Pre-registering is recommended.

Upcoming events include:

  • Jan. 6, 2021, 10 am- 2 p.m., sponsored by DHEC, Barrineau PH Church, 3709 St. James Rd., Lake City, SC  29560. *Preregistration encouraged
  • Jan. 6, 2021, 10 am- 2 p.m., sponsored by DHEC, Marion County Administration Building, 2523 East Hwy. 76, Marion, SC  29571. *Preregistration encouraged
  • Jan. 7, 2021, 10 am- 2 p.m., sponsored by DHEC, Little River United Methodist Church, 1629 Hwy. 17 North, Little River, SC  29566. *Preregistration encouraged
  • Jan. 7, 2021, 10 am- 2 p.m., sponsored by DHEC, Latta Baptist Church, 202 N. Main St., Latta, SC  29565. *Preregistration encouraged
  • Jan. 8, 2021, 10 am- 2 p.m., sponsored by DHEC, Surfside United Methodist Church, 800 13th Ave. North, Surfside, SC  29575. *Preregistration encouraged
  • Jan. 8, 2021, 10 am- 2 p.m., sponsored by DHEC, Florence Center, 3300 W. Radio Dr. (East Lot, Gate 5), Florence, SC 29501. *Preregistration encouraged
  • Jan. 6-8, 9 a.m.- 3:30 p.m., sponsored by DHEC, Daily testing at local health departments. No appointment necessary. * Preregistration encouraged: call 1-855-472-3432 or scdhec.gov/gettested.

- Chesterfield County Health Department, 203 N. Page St., Chesterfield, SC 29709

- Clarendon County Health Department, 110 E. Boyce St., Manning, SC 29102

- Conway Health Department, 1931 Industrial Park Rd., Conway, SC  29526

- Darlington County Health Department, 305 Russell St., Darlington, SC  29532

- Dillon County Health Department, 201 W. Hampton St., Dillon, SC 29536

- Florence County Health Department, 145 E. Cheves St., Florence, SC 29506

- Georgetown County Health Department, 531 Lafayette Circle, Georgetown, SC 29440

- Hartsville Health Department, 130 E. Camden Ave., Hartsville, SC 29550

- Lake City Health Department, 137 N. Acline Ave., Lake City, SC  29560

- Lee County Health Department, 810 Brown St., Bishopville, SC  29010

- Marion County Health Department, 206 Airport Ct., Suite B, Mullins, SC  29574

- Marlboro County Health Department, 711 S. Parsonage St., Bennettsville, SC  29512

- Myrtle Beach Health Department, 700 21st Ave N., Myrtle Beach, SC  29577

- Stephens Health Department, 107 State Hwy 57 N., Little River, SC  29566

- Sumter County Health Department, 105 N. Magnolia St., Sumter, SC 29150

- Williamsburg County Health Department, 520 Thurgood Marshall Hwy., Suite A, Kingstree, SC 29556

DHEC partner events - may require a prescreening for symptoms, a referral, or an appointment - include:

  • Jan. 6, 2021, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m., sponsored by CareSouth Carolina, Dillon County City of Dillon Wellness Center, 1647 Commerce Dr., Dillon, SC  29536. *This is a CareSouth Moby mobile testing event.
  • Jan. 6, 2021, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m., sponsored by CareSouth Carolina, Chesterfield CareSouth Carolina, 500 West Blvd., Chesterfield, SC 29709. *This is a CareSouth Moby mobile testing event.
  • Jan. 6, 2021, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m., sponsored by CareSouth Carolina, Marian Wright Edelman Public Library, 203 Fayetteville Ave., Bennettsville, SC  29512. *This is a CareSouth Moby mobile testing event.
  • Jan. 6, 2021, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m., sponsored by CareSouth Carolina, Bishopville Chamber of Commerce, 102 N. Main St., Bishopville, SC 29010. *This is a CareSouth Moby mobile testing event.
  • Jan. 6, 2021, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. sponsored by Tour Health, Florence Regional Airport, 2398 E. Palmetto St., Florence, SC 29501. Go to www.tourhealth.com to schedule an appointment.
  • Jan. 6, 2021, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. sponsored by Tour Health, Central Carolina Technical College, 506 N. Guignard Drive, Sumter, SC 29150. Go to www.tourhealth.com to schedule an appointment.
  • Jan. 6, 2021, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m., sponsored by Tour Health, Coastal Carolina University, 265 University Blvd., KK Parking Lot, Conway, SC  29526. Go to www.tourhealth.com to schedule an appointment.
  • Jan. 7, 2021, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m., sponsored by CareSouth Carolina, Dillon County City of Dillon Wellness Center, 1647 Commerce Dr., Dillon, SC  29536. *This is a CareSouth Moby mobile testing event.
  • Jan. 7, 2021, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m., sponsored by CareSouth Carolina, Chesterfield CareSouth Carolina, 500 West Blvd., Chesterfield, SC 29709. *This is a CareSouth Moby mobile testing event.
  • Jan. 7, 2021, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m., sponsored by CareSouth Carolina, Marian Wright Edelman Public Library, 203 Fayetteville Ave., Bennettsville, SC  29512. *This is a CareSouth Moby mobile testing event.
  • Jan. 7, 2021, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. sponsored by Tour Health, Florence Regional Airport, 2398 E. Palmetto St., Florence, SC 29501. Go to www.tourhealth.com to schedule an appointment.
  • Jan. 7, 2021, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. sponsored by Tour Health, Central Carolina Technical College, 506 N. Guignard Drive, Sumter, SC 29150. Go to www.tourhealth.com to schedule an appointment.
  • Jan. 7, 2021, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m., sponsored by Tour Health, Coastal Carolina University, 265 University Blvd., KK Parking Lot, Conway, SC  29526. Go to www.tourhealth.com to schedule an appointment.
  • Jan. 8, 2021, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m., sponsored by CareSouth Carolina, Dillon County City of Dillon Wellness Center, 1647 Commerce Dr., Dillon, SC  29536. *This is a CareSouth Moby mobile testing event.
  • January 8, 2021, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m., sponsored by CareSouth Carolina, Chesterfield CareSouth Carolina, 500 West Blvd., Chesterfield, SC 29709. *This is a CareSouth Moby mobile testing event.
  • Jan. 8, 2021, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m., sponsored by CareSouth Carolina, Marian Wright Edelman Public Library, 203 Fayetteville Ave., Bennettsville, SC  29512. *This is a CareSouth Moby mobile testing event.
  • Jan. 8, 2021, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. sponsored by Tour Health, Florence Regional Airport, 2398 E. Palmetto St., Florence, SC 29501. Go to www.tourhealth.com to schedule an appointment.
  • Jan. 8, 2021, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. sponsored by Tour Health, Central Carolina Technical College, 506 N. Guignard Drive, Sumter, SC 29150. Go to www.tourhealth.com to schedule an appointment.
  • Jan. 8, 2021, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m., sponsored by Tour Health, Coastal Carolina University, 265 University Blvd., KK Parking Lot, Conway, SC  29526. Go to www.tourhealth.com to schedule an appointment.
  • Jan. 9, 2021, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. sponsored by Tour Health, Florence Regional Airport, 2398 E. Palmetto St., Florence, SC 29501. Go to www.tourhealth.com to schedule an appointment.
  • Jan. 9, 2021, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. sponsored by Tour Health, Central Carolina Technical College, 506 N. Guignard Drive, Sumter, SC 29150. Go to www.tourhealth.com to schedule an appointment.
  • Jan. 9, 2021, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m., sponsored by Tour Health, Coastal Carolina University, 265 University Blvd., KK Parking Lot, Conway, SC  29526. Go to www.tourhealth.com to schedule an appointment.
  • Jan. 10, 2021, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. sponsored by Tour Health, Florence Regional Airport, 2398 E. Palmetto St., Florence, SC 29501. Go to www.tourhealth.com to schedule an appointment.
  • Jan. 10, 2021, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. sponsored by Tour Health, Central Carolina Technical College, 506 N. Guignard Drive, Sumter, SC 29150. Go to www.tourhealth.com to schedule an appointment.
  • Jan. 10, 2021, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m., sponsored by Tour Health, Coastal Carolina University, 265 University Blvd., KK Parking Lot, Conway, SC  29526. Go to www.tourhealth.com to schedule an appointment.

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