Delaware County will be offering drive-thru and walk-up COVID-19 testing for residents beginning on May 21. The first public testing site will be in operation on May 21 and May 22 from 10:00a.m. to 5:00p.m. in the parking lot of Upper Darby High School (601 N. Lansdowne Ave, Drexel Hill.)
Residents over the age of 18 with COVID-19 symptoms and/or known exposure will be eligible to be tested, especially those at higher risk including residents over the age of 65 and those with pre-existing health conditions. Critical and essential workforce are considered a priority for getting testing. These individuals include first responders, healthcare system employees, grocery stores, pharmacies and other essential workers.
Testing will be conducted by trained medical staff utilizing a nasal swab (PCR) testing. Pre-authorization and registration are not required.
Testing is free of charge for residents. Those with private or public health insurance will be asked to provide their insurance card. Residents are asked to wear a mask/face covering. Upon arrival, patients will need to complete a registration form and a consent form.
Test results will take up to 5-7 business days. Residents will be contacted based on the contact information provided on the registration.
Additional COVID-19 public testing sites in Delaware County are being added and will be announced. More information on COVID-19 testing, symptoms, and resources can be found here: www.delcopa.gov/ich/resources/coronavirus.html