MSDH offering drive-through COVID-19 testing during week of Aug. 24

The Mississippi State Department of Health host drive-through COVID-19 testing sites for teachers and staff at various county health departments over the next few weeks.

Any K-12 teacher, staff or administrator can be tested for free. Testing hours are noon until 7 p.m., and no appointment is necessary, at these counties on their respective dates. Visit for more details.

Monday, August 24 \ George Wednesday, August 26 \ Greene

Thursday, August 27 \ Lamar

Friday, August 28 \ Smith \ Lamar

Daily testing is also offered for teachers, staff, and school administrators at any pop-up testing site sponsored by the state health department, the University of Mississippi Medical Center, and the Mississippi National Guard. Appointments are required for the pop-up sites; testing hours are 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

To make an appointment, visit

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