Free testing site opening in downtown Evansville


EVANSVILLE, Ind. (WEHT) – The Reopen Evansville Task Force announced the addition of a new COVID-19 testing site to be located in downtown Evansville.

Through collaboration between Mayor Lloyd Winnecke, the Vanderburgh County Health Department and the Indiana State Department of Health, a new testing site administered by OptumServe will be located at C.K. Newsome Center for those that live and work in the Evansville region.

The new testing site will begin operations Monday, July 6 at the C.K. Newsome Community Center. The site will be open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Registration for testing is required.

The testing is free to all and no medical insurance is necessary. However, residents with existing insurance are asked to provide that information during the scheduling process.

Those needing a test can register at or call 888-634-1116.

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(This story was originally published on June 30, 2020)


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