Fetter Health Care Network announces new COVID-19 testing in Charleston County

Fetter Health Care Network (Fetter) shared its upcoming Free COVID-19 testing schedule in Charleston County for the week of July 20, 2020 along with updates to its testing procedures. All registration is now completed on-site; however, individuals may visit FetterCovid19Screening.org to print the registration form prior to arrival. Patients are simply asked to arrive at their preferred testing site to receive a COVID-19 test. Due to the high volume of tests being administered, patients are asked to be prepared to wait two to three hours for services.

Fetter offers both walk-up and drive-up testing at its mobile sites. The testing schedule for the week of July 20, 2020 is as follows:

Fetter Health Care Network mobile COVID-19 testing schedule

Date Time Location Address
7/20 8am – 1pm West Ashley High School 4060 West Wildcat Blvd., Charleston, SC 29414
7/21 8am – 1pm Jennie Moore Elementary School 2725 Bulrush Basket Ln., Mount Pleasant, SC 29466
7/23 8am – 1pm North Charleston School of the Arts 5109 W. Enterprise St., North Charleston, SC 29405

“With an increase in the number of tests being administered throughout the Lowcountry, our team’s hope is to make the testing process as simple and efficient as possible for our patients,” said Aretha R. Jones-Powers, CEO of Fetter. “We are thankful for the opportunity to continue serving our community and we encourage all citizens to continue social distancing and wearing face coverings to reduce the spread of COVID-19.”

Individuals who have a known exposure to COVID-19 or are experiencing COVID-19 related symptoms can visit FetterCovid19Screening.org for more information. Individuals are asked to employ social distancing while waiting for testing and are requested to wear face coverings.

Currently, tests are given with no out-of-pocket cost to patients. All insurance providers in South Carolina are covering the cost of COVID-19 testing. Patient insurance information will be processed in order to complete testing. No co-pays or deductibles are being charged. All patients will be served.

 

About Fetter Health Care Network

Fetter Health Care Network is a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) chartered as a 501c3 nonprofit in the State of South Carolina in 1975. They provide comprehensive services for insured, uninsured and underserved residents in Berkeley, Charleston, Colleton and Dorchester Counties. Today, Fetter Health Care Network has 24 different sites which include a mobile dental unit, medical laboratories and pharmacies.