St. Mary Parish President David Hanagriff has announced that starting Wednesday, May 6, 2020, St. Mary Parish will provide free COVID-19 testing to the public. St. Mary Parish Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness has arranged to have a mobile test station in the parish.
The mobile test station will be located at several different locations throughout the parish. Each day there will be 50 test kits available to the public on a first come, first serve basis. No pre-authorization or doctor's orders are required, but each person must have a Louisiana ID and be over the age of 18.
Initial dates, times and locations are as follows:
Wednesday, May 6 - 8 am to Noon, or until 50 test kits are used, Franklin Senior High School, 1401 Cynthia Street, Franklin
Thursday, May 7, 8 am - Noon, or until 50 test kits are used, West St. Mary Civic Center, 1472 LA 318, Four Corners
Friday, May 8, 8 am - Noon, or until 50 test kits are used, Patterson Junior High School, 225 Catherine Street, Patterson
Monday, May 11, 8 am - Noon, or until 50 test kits are used, Morgan City Municipal Auditorium, 728 Myrtle Street, Morgan City
Tuesday, May 12, 8 am - Noon, or until 50 test kits are used, Amelia Recreation Center, 2109 Duhon Blvd. Amelia
The mobile test station for St. Mary Parish will be available for several weeks. The dates and locations for future testing will be announced at a later date.