Charleston County and Fetter Health Care Mobile Testing Hit Milestone / Call on Citizens to Pre-screen

Staff Report From Charleston CEO

Monday, May 18th, 2020

Charleston County Government and Fetter Health Care Network completed more than 2,000 citizen tests for COVID-19 through its mobile testing initiative. Since May 4, Charleston County’s Public Safety Directorate and Fetter Health Care have set up mobile drive-thru and walk-up screening and testing sites in various locations throughout Charleston County.

Next week will be the final week of mobile testing and staff is urging citizens to utilize the pre-screening process to expedite the testing. Individuals experiencing cough, fever and shortness of breath can request a screening at FetterCovid19Screening.org or by calling 1-800-365-7410 to connect with a Fetter provider who will determine the need for testing.

Screening and testing will be conducted from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the following locations:

May 18: Arabian Temple, 4132 Rivers Ave., North Charleston 29405

May 19: Mt. Moriah Missionary Baptist Church, 7396 Rivers Ave., North Charleston 29406

May 20: St. Matthews Baptist Church, 2005 Reynolds Ave., North Charleston SC 29405

May 21: Lovely Mountain Baptist Church, 6798 Ward Ave., North Charleston SC 29406

May 22: Goodwill AME Church, 2818 N. Hwy. 17, Mount Pleasant, SC 29466

Citizens are asked to wear face coverings and practice safe social distancing while at the mobile testing site.

Currently, all insurance providers in South Carolina are covering the cost of COVID-19 testing. Patient insurance information will processed, in order to complete testing. No co-pays or deductibles are being charged. All patients will be served regardless of their ability to pay.