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A drive-thru COVID-19 testing event has been scheduled for August 13 from 9 to 1 p.m. at the Moore County Health Department located at 705 Pinehurst Avenue in Carthage.

The event is open to all residents of Moore County with no physician referral required. The event is sponsored by the Moore County Health Department and Goshen Medical Center.

Everyone who wishes to participate in testing at the Health Department should pre-register by calling 910- 267-2044.

There will be no out of pocket cost for testing, regardless of if an individual has health insurance or not. If you do have health insurance, please bring your insurance information with you when you come for testing.

This event is completely drive-thru only. All testing participants are instructed to remain in their vehicles throughout the testing process.

Other COVID-19 testing sites near you can be found by using the NCDHHS “Test Site Finder” application. That application can be found at



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