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Where can I get tested for COVID-19?

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Nurses and doctors from Carolina Health Centers hosted a drive-thru and walk-up COVID-19 testing clinic July 8 at the Brewer Recreation Center.

To get tested, contact your health care provider or a local hospital, such as Self Regional Medical Center or Abbeville Area Medical Center. You may also attend a free testing clinic. Here are some that are currently planned:

Sept. 16 — 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Macedonia Baptist Church, 418 Marion Ave., Greenwood. Sponsored by Carolina Health Centers.

Sept. 16 — 9 a.m. to noon at Abbeville County Health Department, 905 W. Greenwood St., Abbeville. Sponsored by DHEC.

Sept. 16 — 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Chestnut Ridge Baptist Church, 499 Chestnut Ridge Road, Laurens. Sponsored by Self Regional Healthcare. Participants are asked to register at 864-725-8200.

Sept. 16 — 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Saluda Baptist Church, 112 W. Wheeler Circle, Saluda. Sponsored by MUSC.

Sept. 16 — 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. at McCormick County Health Department, 204 Highway 28, McCormick. Sponsored by DHEC.

Sept. 17 — 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the former Greenwood Medical Park, 303 Alexander Ave. E., Greenwood. Sponsored by Self Regional Healthcare. Participants are asked to register at 864-725-8200.

Sept. 18 — 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the W.S. Mims Civic Center, 516 Mims Drive, McCormick. Sponsored by Abbeville Area Medica Center.

Sept. 21 — 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the former Greenwood Medical Park, 303 Alexander Ave. E., Greenwood. Sponsored by Self Regional Healthcare. Participants are asked to register at 864-725-8200.

Sept. 22 — 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Abbeville Shopping Center, 763 Highway 28 S., Abbeville. Sponsored by Abbeville Area Medical Center.

Sept. 22 — 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Bettis Academy Park, 70 Nicholson Road, Trenton. Sponsored by Self Regional Healthcare. Participants are asked to register at 864-725-8200.

Sept. 22 — 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at American Legion Post 154, 99 Edisto St., Johnston. Sponsored by Self Regional Healthcare. Participants are asked to register at 864-725-8200.

Sept. 22 — 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Newberry Health Department, 2111 Wilson Road, Newberry. Sponsored by DHEC.

Sept. 23 — 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Saluda Baptist Church, 112 W. Wheeler Circle, Saluda. Sponsored by Self Regional Healthcare. Participants are asked to register at 864-725-8200.

Sept. 24 — 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the former Greenwood Medical Park, 303 Alexander Ave. E., Greenwood. Sponsored by Self Regional Healthcare. Participants are asked to register at 864-725-8200.

Sept. 28 — 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the former Greenwood Medical Park, 303 Alexander Ave. E., Greenwood. Sponsored by Self Regional Healthcare. Participants are asked to register at 864-725-8200.

Sept. 29 — 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Abbeville Shopping Center, 763 Highway 28 S., Abbeville. Sponsored by Abbeville Area Medical Center.

Sept. 29 — 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Newberry Health Department, 2111 Wilson Road, Newberry. Sponsored by Self Regional Healthcare. Participants are asked to register at 864-725-8200.

Sept. 30 — 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Laurens Exchange Club, 137 Fairgrounds Road, Laurens. Sponsored by Self Regional Healthcare. Participants are asked to register at 864-725-8200.

Sept. 30 — 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Saluda Baptist Church, 112 W. Wheeler Circle, Saluda. Sponsored by MUSC.

Oct. 2 — 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Newberry Health Department, 2111 Wilson Road, Newberry. Sponsored by DHEC.

Oct. 6 — 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Newberry Health Department, 2111 Wilson Road, Newberry. Sponsored by DHEC.

Oct. 9 — 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Newberry Health Department, 2111 Wilson Road, Newberry. Sponsored by DHEC.

For information on where to get tested, visit scdhec.gov/covid19testing.

If you have an upcoming testing event in Abbeville, Edgefield, Greenwood, Laurens, McCormick, Newberry or Saluda county that is not listed here, contact Assistant Editor Matthew Hensley at mhensley@indexjournal.com.

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Coronavirus (COVID-19)

As the Lakelands and the country respond to the novel coronavirus pandemic, which has led to state and national emergency declarations, it is vital for everyone to have up-to-date information about the virus and its spread. As such, we're providing free access to all of our COVID-19 coverage, which is available on this page.

Here's the latest information on COVID-19 from health agencies and hospitals: