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Sentara rotates hours, locations for drive-thru screening for COVID-19 testing

Sentara will keep the drive-thru locations open on a day-by-day basis as supplies allow.

NORFOLK, Va. — Sentara said it will begin rotating its drive-thru screening locations to ensure access to all affected Hampton Roads residents.

Sentara will keep the drive-thru locations open on a day-by-day basis as supplies allow. Please note that drive-thru screening locations will not be open this weekend, March 28 and March 29.

We will continue to update this story day-to-day as the facility notifies us of the hours for its drive-thru screenings:

Sentara CarePlex Hospital, Hampton

Friday, March 27: 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Military Circle, Norfolk 
Friday, March 27: 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Sentara Princess Anne Hospital, Virginia Beach
No drive-thru testing for Friday, March 27.

Before You Head to a Testing Site 

Ask yourself these questions:

1. Do you have 2 of the 3 symptoms below? 

  • Fever (100.4 degrees or higher)
  • Cough
  • Shortness of breath


2. In the last month, have you been in contact with someone who was confirmed or suspected to have COVID-19 OR have you traveled internationally or to an area with a known COVID-19 outbreak? (Check the latest high-risk travel areas here.)

If you answered NO to one or both questions:

  • Stay home. Continue to follow the CDC recommended prevention methods and monitor for a change in symptoms.

IF you answered YES to both questions:

  • If you are below age 60 and have no other health issues, you should stay home and self-quarantine for 14 days. If you have to be out in the community or if your symptoms worsen, come to one of the drive-thru locations to be screened.

If you are over age 60, come to one of our drive-thru screening locations.

Sentara COVID-19 Information

Sentara says citizens can go to its website dedicated to information about the coronavirus.

Officials say if you have symptoms of COVID-19, contact your primary care provider or the Sentara COVID-19 Call Center at 1-833-945-2395 before visiting a Sentara Healthcare location. 

If it is not an emergency, stay at home.

If you believe you meet the criteria for testing, call the hospital before arriving to receive proper instructions.

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