Coronavirus in Mississippi: Where can I find COVID-19 testing in Jackson metro?

Free testing sites for COVID-19 are increasing across Mississippi. Here’s a list of testing facilities in the Jackson metro area.

Where is drive-thru testing in Jackson?

The University of Mississippi Medical Center is offering triage for symptoms via a new smartphone telehealth app and collection of testing samples at the Mississippi State Fairgrounds.

  • The testing facility opens Tuesday.

How to download the telehealth app

  • If you have symptoms including cough, fever, shortness of breath or sore throat, use the free app, C Spire Health UMMC Virtual COVID-19 Triage, created by the Medical Center and C Spire.

To learn more:UMMC announces testing site in downtown Jackson.

Coronavirus map: Here’s a look at COVID-19 cases in Mississippi by county

Coronavirus in Mississippi:Coronavirus cases increase to 207 in Mississippi

Other Jackson testing sites

Jackson-Hinds Comprehensive Health Center sites:

Central number for clinics: 601–362–5321

  • Bennie G. Thompson Health Facility: 514G E Woodrow Wilson Ave., Jackson

Central Mississippi Health Services Inc.

  • Call to schedule an evaluation at its three clinics, 601–948–5572

Note: The sites will be available at no charge to all residents, even those who are uninsured or underinsured, said CEO of Jackson-Hinds Comprehensive Health Center, Dr. Jasmin Chapman. Residents are asked to call ahead to be screened before an appointment is made. Testing will be available during regular business hours. The central number for the clinics is 601–362–5321

More:Area clinics to offer coronavirus testing to uninsured and under-insured residents

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