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Evangelical’s COVID-19 Testing Site Moving November 2, 2020

Oct 26, 2020 12:30PM ● By Erica Shames

Evangelical Community Hospital’s COVID-19 Alternative Testing Site will be opening at its new location on Monday, November 2, 2020. Operating from 9 am-6 pm, Monday through Friday, testing will be completed at 1499 St. Mary Street, Lewisburg, the corner of St. Mary and 15th streets, near the Central Susquehanna LPN Center.

Individuals should first call their primary care provider to share any symptoms or concerns related to COVID-19. The physician can then determine if testing is warranted and refer to the testing site.

The new test site is a drive-through location to maximize safety. Patients will be directed to drive around the building and enter through a garage door. Staying in the car, patients will be asked a series of questions and receive any tests ordered. They will then exit, driving out another garage door on the opposite side of the building.

The location change was made to have a more fixed location with proper utilities during the winter months when weather can be unpredictable.

Any questions can be directed to the COVID-19 Hotline at 570-522-4530.

About Evangelical

Evangelical is a non-profit organization that employs 1,900 individuals and has more than 170 employed and non-employed physicians on staff. The Hospital is licensed to accommodate 132 overnight patients, 12 acute rehab patients, and 18 bassinets. The Hospital serves residents throughout the Central Susquehanna Valley, including those living in Snyder, Union, Northumberland, and Lycoming counties.

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