Drive-thru COVID testing returns to health department

COVID-19 testing will be offered five days a week at the Moore County Health Department (705 Pinehurst Ave., Carthage) starting on Monday, January 24. Testing is open to the general public with no appointment, no out-of-pocket costs, and no physician referral required.

Operating hours will be as follows:

Monday-Thursday – 9:00 a.m to 4:00 p.m.

Friday – 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Testing will be offered in the Health Department’s parking lot and will be completely drive-thru only. All testing participants are instructed to remain in their vehicle throughout the testing process.

If you have symptoms of COVID-19 or think you may have COVID, you should stay away from others, wear a mask, and get tested.

Every home in the U.S. is now eligible to order 4 free at-⁠home COVID-⁠19 tests. To get yours, visit The tests are completely free and ship directly to your home in 7-12 days. For more information on COVID-19 testing or to find testing options near you, visit:

Everyone who wishes to participate in testing should preregister by calling 910-267-2044. Pre-registering will help to minimize wait times.

Feature photo by John Patota/Sandhills Sentinel.



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