Sandy Mush COVID-19 testing canceled for Wednesday, May 20

Press release from Buncombe County Health and Human Services:

Due to inclement weather, today’s COVID-19 Community Testing Site at the Sandy Mush Community Center is cancelled for May 20, 2020.  COVID-19 testing at this site will be rescheduled for a later date and the public will be notified via all Buncombe County Government media channels.

The National Weather Service is calling for stormy and rainy days ahead. Notification of weather-related cancellations of the testing sites will be sent out by 9am on the day of the testing.

To assess whether or not you might have COVID-19, please use the Self-Checker.

More information on testing here:

COVID-19 Testing Providers:

MAHEC Family Health Center 

  • Please call the MAHEC Family Health Center for a telemedicine visit before you arrive.
  • MAHEC Family Health Center
  • Call (828) 257-4730
  • Sliding Scale may apply.

Mercy Urgent Care

  • Visit to schedule a telemedicine appointment or a safe visit at one of our eight WNC locations.

Mission My Care Now

  • Mission Health’s Virtual Clinic at can direct you to COVID-19 testing
  • Most insurance plans will reimburse the costs
  • $25 virtual visit fee
  • Additional lab fee (if tested)

Range Urgent Care

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