5/18/2020 Tippecanoe County testing site

A new testing site for the coronavirus has opened near a church in Lafayette.

The Tippecanoe County Health Department released information on a new COVID-19 testing site that's free to Hoosiers.

The site is an additional Optum testing site, according to a news release, and will be at 3600 S. 9th St., Lafayette, also the address of Evangelical Covenant Church. Hours are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Even those without symptoms of the coronavirus but who are at high risk, pregnant, members of a minority population at risk or a close contact of a positive case should be tested.

Those with health coverage, including Medicaid and Medicare, should bring that information with them. 

Those interested can register for testing online or call 888-634-1116. 

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