Free drive-thru COVID testing set Thursday in Estill County

Employees of Kroger Health provided self-administed COVID-19 tests at a drive-thru testing site at the BCTC Newtown Pike campus in Lexington. Members of the Kentucky National Guard 63rd Theater Aviation Brigade directed patients where to go and Lexington Police provided overall security and traffic control for the site. April 28, 2020. Photo by Brenna Angel

ESTILL COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ) – The Estill County Health Department is doing drive-through COVID 19 testing 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 8, in the parking lot of the Health Department.

The testing is free to anyone. People don’t have to schedule an appointment, just come during the times listed above and be tested.

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For more information call 606-723-5181.

Estill County has been battling a surge in cases for three weeks ad currently has about 40 cases per 100,000 people, putting in in the ‘red’ zone for incidence rates.