Drive-through COVID-19 testing site available in Kill Devil Hills starting Monday

Published 5:31 pm Sunday, January 9, 2022

Dare County Department of Health & Human Services, The Outer Banks Hospital and Medical Group and Mako Medical are partnering to provide a drive-through COVID-19 testing site available for anyone in need of COVID-19 testing.

Drive-through testing will be available Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the Dare County Family Recreation Park located at 602 Mustian Street in Kill Devil Hills. Patients will not be charged for the test. Insurance information will be collected for those with insurance.

For fastest service at the testing site, pre-registration is strongly encouraged.

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Individuals may pre-register online at MakoMedical.com; a tab at the top of the opening page says “register Covid-19 test,” push the tab and follow the prompts.

People with COVID-19 have reported a wide range of symptoms – ranging from mild symptoms to severe illness. Symptoms may appear 2-14 days after exposure to the virus. Common symptoms of COVID-19 infection may include: fever or chills; cough; shortness of breath or difficulty breathing; fatigue; muscle or body aches; headache; new loss of taste or smell; sore throat; congestion or runny nose; nausea or vomiting; diarrhea. This list does not include all possible symptoms.

Those with specific needs or questions can call the Dare County COVID-19 call center Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. at 252-475-5008.

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