Fetter Health Care Network operates walk-up and drive-up COVID-19 testing site in Charleston County

Fetter Health Care Network (FHCN), a Federally Qualified Health Center in partnership with Charleston County Municipalities and Government, operates a mobile COVID-19 Respiratory Collection Test Site in Charleston County.

The mobile testing starts operations on Monday, May 4 and will open Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., with walk-up and drive-up stations. Individuals will be asked to employ social distancing while waiting for testing and requested to wear face coverings. For information on the mobile testing unit’s schedule and specific location information, visit FetterCovid19Screening.org. The mobile testing team will serve a new location each day.

The following schedule will be implemented.

Mon, May 4 – Royal  Missionary Baptist Church – 4761 Luella Ave., N. Charleston, 29405
Tues, May 5 – Charity Missionary Baptist – 1544 E. Montague Ave., N. Charleston, 29405
Wed, May 6 – Fetter Health Care Network – 5225 State Hwy. 165, Hollywood, SC 29449
Thurs, May 7 – Jane Edwards Elementary School – 1960 Jane Edwards Rd., Edisto Island, SC 29438
Fri, May 8 – Magistrate Court – 995 Morrison Dr., Charleston, SC 29403
Mon, May 11 – St. James Presbyterian Church – 1314 Secessionville Rd., Charleston, SC 29412
Tues, May 12 – Johns Island Regional Library – 3531 Maybank Hwy., Johns Island, SC 29455
Wed, May 13 – St. James AME Church – 5305 Maybank Hwy., Wadmalaw, SC 29487
Thurs, May 14 – Azalea Dr. Church of Christ – 3950 Azalea Dr., Charleston, SC 29405
Fri, May 15 – Life Center Cathedral – 7190 Cross County Rd., Charleston, SC 29418
Mon, May 18 – Arabian Temple – 4132 Rivers Ave., N. Charleston, SC 29405
Tues, May 19 – Mt. Moriah Missionary Baptist – 7396 Rivers Ave., N. Charleston, SC 29406
Wed, May 20 – St. Matthews Baptist Church – 2005 Reynolds Ave., N. Charleston, SC 29405
Thurs, May 21 – Lovey Mountain Church – 6798 Ward Ave., Charleston, SC 29406

Individuals who have a known exposure to COVID-19 or are experiencing COVID-19 related symptoms can request a screening at FetterCovid19Screening.org or by calling 1-800-365-7410 to connect with a Fetter provider who will determine the need for testing. Tests will be given by appointments only and require a special, unique code. Although same-day testing will be available, individuals are encouraged to get screened before arriving for quicker service.

“Our Fetter team is honored to serve our communities,” said Aretha R. Jones-Powers, CEO of Fetter Health Care Network. “We quickly accepted the call from Charleston County as we understand the need to reach those vulnerable populations without access to transportation.”

Currently, all insurance providers inSouth 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 regardless of their ability to pay.

 

About FetterHealth 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.