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VA Medical Center to offer drive-thru COVID-19 testing for eligible veterans in Texarkana

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A certified medical assistant places a swab into a vile for one of the first 50 people tested for coronavirus at Flint’s first drive-thru testing site, Wednesday, April 15, 2020 at Atwood Stadium in Flint, Mich. (Jake May/The Flint Journal via AP)

TEXARKANA, Ark. (KTAL/KMSS) – The Overton Brooks VA Medical Center is working with the Arkansas Department of Veterans Affairs to provide free drive-thru COVID-19 testing for eligible veterans in Texarkana.

According to Overton Brooks VA Medical Center spokesman Shannon Arledge, the testing is free and will be held at the Texarkana veterans Clinic on August 1 and 8, from 8 a.m. through 12 p.m. the clinic is located at 910 Realtor Avenue.

OBVAMC says eligible veterans in the Texarkana area are urged to get tested without leaving the comfort of their vehicles.

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