CVS offering rapid COVID-19 testing in Richmond area

VIRGINIA (WRIC) — CVS is expanding its COVID-19 testing services in the Richmond region to help slow the spread of coronavirus.

The pharmacy company said they will be offering rapid-result testing at the following CVS sites in Virginia:

  • 10250 Bristow Center Drive, Bristow
  • 221 East Hundred Road, Chester
  • 16712 Jefferson Davis Hwy., Dumfries
  • 3921 Prosperity Avenue, Fairfax
  • 1511 Jefferson Davis Hwy, Fredericksburg
  • 14380 McGraws Corner Drive, Gainesville
  • 11271 Nuckols Road, Glen Allen
  • 6360 Hoadly Road, Manassas
  • 5001 West Broad St, Richmond
  • 3001 Lauderdale Drive, Richmond
  • 902 Garrisonville Road, Stafford

CVS said the rapid-result COVID-19 diagnostic tests are available at no cost to patients who meet Centers for Disease Control and Prevention criteria.

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“Access to rapid-result tests enables us to help minimize community spread of COVID-19 by being able to more quickly identify active COVID-19 infection,” said David Fairchild, MD, Chief Medical Officer, MinuteClinic. “In addition, we can test and treat symptomatic patients who test negative for COVID-19 for seasonal illnesses such as flu or strep and provide appropriate treatment and care.”

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Patients must register in advance at CVS.com to schedule an appointment.

CVS has also established 39 drive-thru COVID-19 testing sites in the state. Those self-swab tests are covered under a program funded by the Department of Health and Human Services. 

  • Charles City County: 101 cases, 5 death
  • Chesterfield County: 7,058 cases, 106 deaths
  • City of Colonial Heights: 306 cases, 26 deaths
  • City of Hopewell: 514 cases, 7 deaths
  • City of Richmond: 5,320 cases, 77 deaths
  • Dinwiddie County: 520 cases, 12 deaths
  • Goochland County: 328 cases, 7 deaths
  • Hanover County: 1,629 cases, 43 deaths
  • Henrico County: 6,294 cases, 232 deaths
  • New Kent County: 280 cases, 3 death
  • Powhatan County: 312 cases, 5 deaths
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