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Tri-C, Care Alliance team up for drive-thru, walk-up COVID-19 testing

Posted at 11:07 AM, Aug 27, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-27 11:07:49-04

CLEVELAND — Care Alliance Health Center and Cuyahoga Community College are teaming up for a new COVID-19 testing partnership. They're launching drive-thru and walk-up testing sites on the college's four campuses and it's not just limited to students.

Testing will take place every Thursday beginning Aug. 27 while rotating between the Tri-C’s four campuses. It is available to Tri-C students, faculty and staff, as well as community residents.

Anyone can get tested even if they don’t have symptoms or insurance or if they can’t pay.

The testing schedule is as follows, by location:

Eastern Campus, 4250 Richmond Road, Highland Hills
• 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 3, Oct. 1 and Oct. 29

Metropolitan Campus, 2900 Community College Ave., Cleveland
• 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Aug. 27, Sept. 24, Oct. 22 and Nov. 19

Western Campus, 11000 Pleasant Valley Road, Parma
• 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 10, Oct. 8 and Nov. 5

Westshore Campus, 31001 Clemens Road, Westlake
• 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 17, Oct. 15 and Nov. 12

Appointments are not needed to get tested, but Tri-C is asking people to call first and get pre-screened to speed up the process. All testing is done on a first come, first served basis.

People can also call to schedule testing appointments at the Care Alliance Central Clinic, located at 2916 Central Ave. in Cleveland.

Jade Jarvis is a reporter at News 5 Cleveland. Follow her on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

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