WILMINGTON, Del. (CBS) – ChristianaCare will offer people with symptoms of the coronavirus an opportunity to get drive-thru testing in Wilmington, Delaware. The testing will be available Friday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the parking lot at 601 S. Madison St., across from the Penn Cinema at the Riverfront.
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This free testing is for people with symptoms of the coronavirus. That includes flu-like symptoms, including fever, cough or shortness of breath.
Keep in mind , testing is not recommended for people with no symptoms. Organizers of the event say individuals with severe symptoms should call their doctor.
This free testing is meant to protect the community and curb the spread of the disease.
Results will be available within two to five days.
Delaware has since declared a state of emergency.
As of now, the state has four cases, all linked to the University of Delaware.
CBS3’s Alecia Reid contributed to this report.