Ten COVID-19 Drive-thru Testing Sites Opening In Walmart Parking Lots

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Additional testing sites are being established around the Las Vegas valley:

Ten COVID-19 Drive-thru Testing Sites Opening In Nevada
Las Vegas testing sites open just for first responders this weekend and for the general public Monday, May 18
Five drive-thru testing sites in Las Vegas are now open and available to test first responders. The Las Vegas testing sites are located in the parking lots of the Walmart stores located at 2310 E. Serene Ave., 6464 N. Decatur Blvd., 10440 W. Cheyenne Ave., 3041 N. Rainbow Blvd. and 7200 Arroyo Crossing Pkwy. The testing sites require an appointment through Quest’s MyQuestTM online portal and app, www.MyQuestCOVIDTest.com.
Starting Monday, May 18, there will be 10 drive-thru testing sites in Nevada open to the community in the parking lots of Walmart stores located in Elko, Las Vegas, North Las Vegas and Reno. The sites will test adults who meet CDC and state and local guidelines on who should be tested, including first responders, health care providers and others with symptoms of COVID-19 and those in high-risk groups without symptoms.
The 10 sites are supported by Walmart, Quest Diagnostics and state and local officials. There is no out-of-pocket cost to the individual. Please note, testing is not available inside Walmart stores.
“Walmart is part of the community, and we are proud to help support the expansion of COVID-19 testing in Nevada during this unprecedented time,” said Kevin Loscotoff, Walmart Public Affairs Director for Nevada. “We are grateful to our associates who keep our stores running, our pharmacists who support these testing sites, and to Quest Diagnostics and local officials as we work together to open the sites and help our community.”
First Responder Testing Site Details:
The following sites will be open Friday, May 15, from 7 to 9 a.m., weather permitting.
  • Walmart Parking Lot: 2310 E. Serene Ave., Las Vegas, NV 89123
  • Walmart Parking Lot: 6464 N. Decatur Blvd., Las Vegas, NV 89131
  • Walmart Parking Lot: 10440 W. Cheyenne Ave., Las Vegas, NV 89129
The following sites will be open Saturday, May 16, from 7 to 9 a.m., weather permitting.
  • Walmart Parking Lot: 3041 N, Rainbow Blvd., Las Vegas, NV 89108
  • Walmart Parking Lot: 7200 Arroyo Crossing Pkwy., Las Vegas, NV 89113
General Public Testing Site Details:
Elko
  • Beginning Monday, May 18, the following site will be open Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays weekly from 7 to 9 a.m., weather permitting.
    • 2944 Mountain City Hwy., Elko, NV 89801
Clark County
  • Beginning Monday, May 18, the following site will be open Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays weekly from 7 to 9 a.m., weather permitting.
    • 2310 E. Serene Ave., Las Vegas, NV 89123
  • Beginning Tuesday, May 19, the following site will be open Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays weekly from 7 to 9 a.m., weather permitting.
    • 7200 Arroyo Crossing Pkwy., Las Vegas, NV 89113
Las Vegas
  • Beginning Monday, May 18, the following site will be open Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays weekly from 7 to 9 a.m., weather permitting.
    • 10440 W. Cheyenne Ave., Las Vegas, NV 89129
  • Beginning Tuesday, May 19, the following site will be openTuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays weekly from 7 to 9 a.m., weather permitting.
    • 3041 N. Rainbow Blvd., Las Vegas, NV 89108
North Las Vegas
  • The following site is open Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays weekly from 7 to 9 a.m., weather permitting.
    • 1807 W. Craig Road, North Las Vegas, NV 89032
  • The following site is open Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays weekly from 7 to 9 a.m., weather permitting.
    • 3950 W. Lake Mead Blvd., North Las Vegas, NV 89032
  • Beginning Monday, May 18, the following site will be open Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays weekly from 7 to 9 a.m., weather permitting.
    • 6464 N. Decatur Blvd., Las Vegas, NV 89131
Reno
  • Beginning Friday, May 15, the following sites will be open Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays weekly from 7 to 9 a.m., weather permitting.
    • 5260 W. 7th St., Reno, NV 89523
    • 155 Damonte Ranch Pkwy., Reno, NV 89521
Additional Information:
  • Testing is for adults who meet CDC and state and local guidelines on who should be tested, including first responders, health care providers and others with symptoms of COVID-19 and those in high-risk groups without symptoms.
  • Individuals must be 18 years and older.
  • The testing sites will require an appointment through Quest’s MyQuestTM online portal and app, www.MyQuestCOVIDTest.com, which will screen and schedule appointments for those individuals that meet medical eligibility for the testing sites.
  • Once on site, those being tested will need to wear a mask and stay in their cars for verification of eligibility criteria, ID check and self-administered test. For the safety of all those on-site, the test sites are not available to those who walk up. 
  • The sites will use a self-administered nasal swab test that will allow those being tested to swab their own nose onsite while in their vehicles, observed by a trained medical volunteer to ensure the sample is taken correctly, and drop the sealed sample into a container on their way out of the drive-thru site.
  • Quest Diagnostics will handle processing test samples and communicating results to those tested and applicable departments of health.
  • Any questions regarding testing and appointments, please call Quest’s dedicated COVID-19 line at 866-448-7719, Monday through Friday, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. ET.
  • The sites will be staffed by Walmart pharmacists and associates.  
  • Individuals tested who are awaiting results should follow CDC guidelines and take steps to help prevent the virus from spreading to other people.

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