East Buncombe COVID-19 community testing site experiencing high wait times

Press release from Buncombe County Health & Human Services:

There is a high volume of people seeking testing at the East Buncombe COVID-19 community testing site with a high wait time of up to 2 hours. Please be patient while waiting in line and be aware of traffic congestion in the area around the testing site.

Testing will happen for the next 10 weeks at sites throughout the county. The next COVID-19 community testing site will be on Thursday in West Buncombe at the Buncombe County Sports Park starting at 10:30 am and then on Sunday at AB Tech’s Allied Health Building starting at 1:30 pm.

COVID-19 testing will be back in Swannanoa Ingles next Tuesday starting at 10:30 am.

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