Press release from the Brevard Music Center:
The Brevard Music Center, in association with the Pisgah Health Foundation announces the expansion of free drive-thru testing to everyone. This service is now extended to include those on Medicaid and those who have private health insurance. Previously, tests were only available to the uninsured and those with Medicare.
“This is a true community partnership. The Brevard Music Center, together with Pisgah Health Foundation, Keystone Laboratory, and now Blue Ridge Health, have combined together in an extraordinary way to do everything we can to help Transylvania County during this health crisis. This is what neighbors do for each other. This is who we are”, said Mark Weinstein, president of the Brevard Music Center.
The additional testing will begin on Wednesday, Aug. 3. All testing takes place at the Brevard Music Center’s main parking lot (entrance on Music Camp Road off Probart Street). Testing will be available every Wednesday and Thursday morning from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. All testing is free.
Keystone Laboratory of Asheville and Blue Ridge Health will combine their capabilities to administer the COVID-19 tests and antibody tests to serve all populations.
“We are expanding free testing to serve all populations, especially the most vulnerable. We are also working to ensure different testing options for everyone. Pisgah Health Foundation is very glad to be working hard with our partners to increase testing available to residents of Transylvania County,” said Cathleen Blanchard, board chair, Pisgah Health Foundation.
For more information please visit our website at brevardmusic.org. Questions can be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please note: If you currently have COVID-19 symptoms, please immediately contact your doctor or call Blue Ridge Health directly at 828-883-5550.