MOBILE COVID-19 TESTING INFORMATION*

PLEASE NOTE: Dates and times are subject to change in the event of inclement weather.
*This is a screening only and not a medical evaluation. People with chronic health conditions or moderate to severe symptoms should be evaluated by a provider as soon as possible. Testing is FREE and will be done as an on-site, drive-through process. Walk-ups are also permitted. Please bring health insurance card and a valid photo ID if you have one.  

LOCATION

ADDRESS

DATE

TIME

State Fairgrounds 3701 Hudson Ave, Shreveport Mondays, Wednesdays,
Fridays, Saturdays
8 AM - Noon
Galilee Baptist Church 1500 Pierre Ave, Shreveport Thursdays 9 AM - 3 PM

  

Center of Excellence for Emerging Viral Threats

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KTBS-3 - The Center of Excellence for Emerging Viral Threats at LSU Health Shreveport plays a big role in COVID-19 testing and community vaccinations. But another important role it plays involves the identification of COVID-19 mutations and the variants they cause.

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COVID-19 Testing News for LSUHS

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Bloomberg.com - Even the type of sequencing done in the U.S. has been lacking, some experts say, with much of the effort focused on finding cases of the U.K. variant, rather than casting a wider net for any variant, including ones not previously identified, said Jeremy Kamil, a virologist at LSU Health Shreveport. “It’s the Wild West,” he said. “Every state, city, county is doing its own thing. It’s a bunch of random cats and no one is trying to herd them.”

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Press Conference announcing expanded rural mobile COVID-19 Testing

Realizing the need for more testing in rural and other underserved locations in Northwest Louisiana, the Caddo Parish Commission voted to provide up to $175,000 to LSU Health Shreveport for the Clinic’s mobile unit. The allocation will assist with operations and testing. Expanded testing is north Louisiana will occur thanks to a $125,000 gift by Inferno Manufacturing Corporation.

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Highly reliable PCR results-over 99.7% accurate

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More than 280,000 COVID-19 tests administered by LSU Health Shreveport

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Your test samples provide confidential data used in better understanding COVID-19

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Test Results reported in 48 Hours or Less