UPDATE: Drive-thru COVID-19 testing sites to open in Buchanan, Lee, Dickenson counties

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BUCHANAN COUNTY, Va. (WJHL) – Drive-thru coronavirus testing sites will soon open in Buchanan, Dickenson, and Lee counties.

The sites will be closed to the public due to limited testing resources. Instead, they will be open to those who have been screened via telephone and approved for testing. Testing will be by appointment.

The Buchanan County testing site will be located in the lower parking lot of the Appalachian College of Pharamacy at 1060 Dragon Road in Oakwood. It will be open Monday, April 20 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. To be screened for testing at this site, call 276-244-3126 on Saturday and Sunday, April 18 and 19, from 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Appointments will be available until all the slots are filled.

The Lee County site will be at the Lee County High School parking lot, 200 Generals Lane in Jonesville. It will be open Tuesday, April 21 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. To be screened for testing at this site, call 276-346-2011 on weekdays from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

The testing site in Dickenson County will be located at Valley View Baptist Church on West Main Street in Clintwood. It will be open Wednesday, April 22 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. To be screened for testing at this site, call 276-926-4979 weekdays from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Health officials say additional testing sites and dates are being planned.

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