Pre-registration for next week’s testing dates opened January 1. Appointments will open weekly, at noon on Fridays, for the following week. (ie., Residents may register for testing on Jan. 4, 5, 6 and 9 starting today at noon; Residents may register for testing in Jan. 11, 12, 13 and 16 starting Friday, Jan. 8 at noon, etc.)
Pre-registration is strongly encouraged. Walk-ins will be accepted as capacity allows. Those arriving without an appointment cannot be guaranteed a test. To register, visit: www.monroecounty.gov/healthcalls/register or call 311. All sites will be walk-in, and mask wearing and social distancing will be strictly enforced.
Residents must have ID and a Monroe County address to get tested. Those testing positive will receive a call within one hour of getting tested. Those testing negative will get an email within three days. Tests are free and open to any member of the public not experiencing symptoms.
Those experiencing COVID-19 symptoms should contact their health care provider. Times, dates and locations of COVID-19 testing: • Benjamin Franklin High School, 950 Norton St., 3 to 6 p.m., Mondays Jan. 4, 11 and 25. There will be no testing on Monday, Jan. 18, due to the Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday. • Joseph C. Wilson Magnet High School, 501 Genesee St., 4 to 7 p.m., Tuesdays, Jan. 5, 12, 19 and 26. *Please note time change from previous testing dates • Jefferson High School, 1 Edgerton Park, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Wednesdays, Jan. 6, 13, 20 and 27. • East High School, 1801 E. Main St., 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturdays, Jan. 2, 9, 16, 23 and 30.