Coronavirus drive-thru testing available next week in Hamilton

Protecting yourself from coronavirus

HAMILTON, Ohio (FOX19) - Drive-thru coronavirus test opportunities will be available next week in Hamilton.

Tests will take place Tuesday, May 5 through Thursday, May 7, from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., on the campus of Fort Hamilton Hospital, according to Kroger Health.

To get tested, you will need to take an assessment through the Kroger Health’s screening tool, which is based on CDC recommendations.

For those who are determined eligible for testing:

  • You will need to choose the testing location and appointment time
  • You will then receive an email confirmation with pre-appointment paperwork
  • When the patient arrives for a test they should have a photo ID ready and leave their windows rolled up for check-in
  • A health care practitioner will approach the car and alert the patient when to roll down their window
  • The patient will test with a self-administered nasal swab that must be ordered and observed by a provider

Kroger Health says the Fort Hamilton Hospital test facility will use a self-administered nasal swab and results are expected in about 48-hours.

On Thursday and Friday of this week, Kroger Health had a very similar testing setup in Hamilton County.

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