As part of Gov. Jim Justice’s initiative to increase testing opportunities for minorities and other vulnerable populations in counties with high minority populations and evidence of COVID-19 transmission, the Herbert Henderson Office of Minority Affairs, with support from the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) and the West Virginia National Guard (WVNG) announced locations for testing on June 19 and 20, 2020.
The testing will be held in Ohio,
Putnam and Summers counties with support from
local health departments and community partners at the following times and
locations on June 19 and 20 from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Ohio County (two locations):
June 19 – Exley Center at Hil-Dar, 2155 Angle Avenue,
Wheeling, WV 26003
June 20 – North Wheeling Dream Center, 407 Main Street,
Wheeling WV 26003
Teays Valley Baptist Church, 3926 Teays Valley Road,
Hurricane, WV 25526
Freight Depot, 508 Commercial Street, Hinton, WV 25951
Identification, such as a
driver’s license or proof of address, is required to be tested. Those under the
age of 18 must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.
The testing is free and available
to all residents in selected counties, including asymptomatic individuals.