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Drive-Thru COVID-19 Test Collection at Manna Church
Beginning Tuesday, May 19, the Cumberland County Department of Public Health will conduct drive-thru test collection for COVID-19 by appointment. Test collection will be conducted on Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. while supplies last and staffing is available.

The sample collection will occur at Manna Church, 5117 Cliffdale Road, Fayetteville, NC 28314. Testing is free.

To protect the health and safety of our staff and clients, test collection is by drive-up appointment only (walk-ins cannot be accommodated at this time). Appointments are available for those individuals over the age of 13 who meet the following criteria.

  1. Any individual over the age of 13 experiencing COVID-19 symptoms*
  2. Symptomatic healthcare workers or first responders (e.g. EMS, law enforcement, fire department, military);
  3. Symptomatic individuals who live in or have regular contact in a congregate living setting (e.g. long-term care facility, homeless shelter, correctional facility, migrant farmworker camp)
  4. Symptomatic persons who are at higher risk of severe illness and for whom a clinician has determined that results would inform clinical management; and
  5. Individuals without symptoms but who have been in close contact (within 6 feet for 10 minutes or longer) with someone who tested positive COVID-19 in the last 14 days

*See the list of COVID-19 symptoms below

If you meet these criteria, follow these steps to schedule an appointment:

  1. Follow this link to complete the online assessment tool on your computer, smart phone or tablet: Online Assessment Tool
    • You will need your insurance information to fill in the assessment.
      **If you do not have insurance, you are still able to be tested at no cost.
    • The online assessment will prompt you to fill in and digitally sign all consent forms and privacy/confidentiality documents. **Please complete the full assessment and digitally sign all documents. If you are unable to digitally sign or you need assistance filling in the online assessment, please call 910-433-3700.
  2. Once your online assessment is completed, you will be prompted to schedule your appointment online.
    • If you have a need for more than one person in your household to be tested, complete an individual online assessment and supporting documents for each person needing testing.
      *You will not need a new appointment time for each person. Only ONE appointment time is needed per vehicle.
    • Individuals must be seated next to a window that can be rolled down to be tested.

You DO NOT need insurance to get a test. The test is free. Insurance information does not affect eligibility or scheduling. If you have insurance it will be billed, BUT YOU WILL NOT BE CHARGED
(no co-pay, etc.)

What to expect when you arrive:

  • Bring your ID to confirm your appointment.
  • Help protect the public and our staff.
    • Please do not arrive without a completed assessment and one appointment only for your vehicle.  We are unable to accommodate individuals without an appointment. Vehicles with more than one person needing testing should complete an assessment form for EACH person and only ONE appointment time.
      • Click here to complete individual assessments and supporting documents for additional individuals in your vehicle
    • When you arrive, stay in your vehicle. There will be staff available to guide you through the line and do the test collection from your vehicle.
    • Individuals that need to be tested should be seated next to a window that rolls down
    • Please do not put others at risk - do not take public transportation or a ride share (Uber, Lyft, taxi cab, etc.)
    • Do not bring pets in your vehicle to the test site
  • You will receive an email confirming your appointment time. You can use this email to cancel or reschedule your appointment time, if needed.
  • Results will be available in 24-72 hours
  • If you consider yourself in need of COVID-19 testing, you are declaring you should self-quarantine. You can expect to confirm your willingness to immediately be quarantined in your home for at least 10 days and longer if your symptoms do not get better.
  • To protect the health and safety of staff and others being tested, public restrooms will not be available on site.
  • To comply with federal and state privacy laws, audio and video recording is not permitted on the premises. Media will be permitted to record before and after the conclusion of the event or off premises. 
  • If you begin having severe symptoms, don’t wait for your appointment. Call 911 or call ahead then go to the Emergency Room.
  • Test collection sites are held outdoors and dependent upon the weather. In case of weather events (rain, strong winds, cold weather, etc.), check the Cumberland County COVID-19 website and social media pages for information about cancellations.

COVID-19 Symptoms
Symptoms that may appear 2-14 days after exposure to the virus:

  • Cough
  • Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing

Or at least two of the following:

  • Fever
  • Chills
  • Repeated shaking with chills
  • Muscle pain
  • Headache
  • Sore throat
  • New loss of taste or smell

 

When to Seek Medical Attention
If you have any of these emergency warning signs* for COVID-19 get medical attention immediately:

  • Trouble breathing
  • Persistent pain or pressure in the chest
  • New confusion or inability to arouse
  • Bluish lips or face

*This list is not all possible symptoms. Please call your medical provider for any other symptoms that are severe or concerning to you.

Call 911 if you have a medical emergency: Notify the operator that you have, or think you might have, COVID-19. If possible, put on a cloth face covering before medical help arrives

Individuals can practice everyday prevention measures like frequent hand washing, staying home when sick, and covering coughs and sneezes. Community-based interventions can also help slow the spread of COVID-19. This includes measures collectively known as social distancing. Social distancing measures aim to reduce the frequency of contact and increase physical distance between persons, thereby reducing the risks of person-to-person transmission.

Frequently Asked Questions

How long will testing take?
Testing will take approximately 15 minutes for those with an appointment and all paperwork completed in advance. If you have more than one person being tested, this could take a longer depending on how many individuals are being tested.

How long will I have to be in quarantine/isolation?
Current guidance from the Centers for Disease Control indicates isolation for COVID-19 positive should be maintained for at least 10 days after your symptoms begin AND at least 3 days (72 hours) after you are fever free (without medication) and your other symptoms have improved.

How will I get notified of my test results?
A Cumberland County Health Department staff member will call you with your results. You will be informed of both positive and negative results. Please provide an accurate phone number so we can contact you with results.

What if I do not have transportation to the test site?
Please do not put others at risk - do not take public transportation or a ride share (Uber, Lyft, taxi cab, etc.) to the test site. Complete your assessment to determine if you are eligible for testing. Call 910-933-3700 for assistance.

I have more than one person in my household that needs to be tested. How do I get each person tested?
Each person who needs testing will need to complete the online assessment form to see if they qualify for testing. Only one appointment is needed per vehicle. Follow these steps:

  1. The first person needing testing should complete the online assessment form, complete the appropriate consent forms, and schedule an appointment.
  2. Each additional person needing testing, complete the online assessment form and complete the appropriate consent forms.DO NOT schedule an additional appointment.

The persons needing testing should be seated by a window that rolls down.

What is the cost? What if I don’t have insurance? Will you bill my insurance?
You DO NOT need insurance to get a test. The test is free Insurance information does not affect eligibility or scheduling. If you have insurance it will be billed, BUT YOU WILL NOT BE CHARGED (no co-pay, etc.)

What if I lost my ID card?
We ask that you bring your ID card to verify your identify. As required by the State Health Department, individuals will not be declined testing for a communicable disease if they are unable to present a picture ID.

Why aren’t individuals under age 13 eligible for testing?
Children under the age of 13 are not eligible for drive through testing due to risk and safety concerns. If their parents/legal guardians would like them to be tested, they should seek testing at their health care provider or another testing site in Cumberland County. See list below on this page.

What if it is raining on the day my appointment is scheduled?
Test collection sites are held outdoors and dependent upon the weather. In case of weather events (rain, strong winds, cold weather, etc.), check the Cumberland County COVID-19 website and social media pages for information about cancellations. In this event, you will keep the same appointment time for the rescheduled date indicated on the website.

What happens next if I test positive?
You will be contacted by the health department to identify any close contacts.

Follow the instructions from the Centers for Disease Control for what to do if you are sick. https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/if-you-are-sick/steps-when-sick.html

  • Stay home except to get medical care
  • Separate yourself from other people
  • Monitor your symptoms. Look for emergency warning signs and seek emergency medical care immediately if anyone shows these signs
  • Wear a cloth covering over your nose and mouth
  • Clean and wash your hands often
  • Clean and disinfect

What happens next if I test negative?
If you were tested because you had an exposure, for example, you were a close contact with someone else who tested positive for COVID-19, then you must finish your 14 day quarantine even if you tested negative.

If you were tested and did not have an exposure, then you no longer need to be in isolation.

What happens if I test negative, but someone else in my household tests positive? If someone in your household tests positive, all members of the household should remain in isolation/quarantine.

What should I do after I get tested?
You should go home and quarantine after you are tested and while you are waiting for your test results. Do not leave your home unless it is an emergency.

  • Stay home except to get medical care
  • Separate yourself from other people
  • Monitor your symptoms. Look for emergency warning signs and seek emergency medical care immediately if anyone shows these signs
  • Wear a cloth covering over your nose and mouth
  • Clean and wash your hands often
  • Clean and disinfect

 


 
 

Eligibility for testing, cost, and hours/days of operation varies by provider.

Appointments may be required.

Before proceeding to the test site, individuals should call and/or visit the provided website for more information.

If you have symptoms of COVID-19 and want to get tested, call your healthcare provider first.

 

Look for emergency warning signs for COVID-19: 
If someone is showing any of these signs, seek emergency medical care immediately.

  • Trouble breathing
  • Persistent pain or pressure in the chest
  • New confusion
  • Inability to wake or stay awake
  • Bluish lips or face
Call 911 or call ahead to your local emergency facility. Notify the operator that you are seeking care for someone who has or may have COVID-19.

 

 

NC Department of Health and Human Services|
Statewide COVID-19 Testing Information

 

 

Testing Sites

Cumberland County Department of Public Health
Manna Church
5117 Cliffdale Road
Fayetteville, 28314
Tuesdays and Wednesdays
9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

 

Cape Fear Valley Health
Health Pavilion North ExpressCare
6387 Ramsey Street, Unit 100
Fayetteville, 28311
910-615-3879

Highsmith-Rainey ExpressCare
150 Robeson Street
Fayetteville, 28311
910-615-1220

 

CVS Pharmacy
Patients must register in advance at https://www.cvs.com/minuteclinic/covid-19-testing

CVS Pharmacy
3362 Bragg Boulevard
Fayetteville, NC 28303

CVS Pharmacy
100 Law Road
Fayetteville, NC 28311

CVS Pharmacy
7469 Rockfish Road
Fayetteville, NC 28306

 

Ernesto Graham MD, PA
Obstetrics & Gynecology

https://egrahamobgynlaserspa.com
1521 Owen Park Lane
Fayetteville, 28304
910-223-7420

 

FastMed Urgent Care Center
COVID-19 testing available.
To ensure eligibility, please complete our self‑assessment prior to your visit.

https://www.fastmed.com/urgent-care-centers/fayetteville-nc-walk-in-clinic-ramsey-street/
4401 Ramsey Street, Suite 104
Fayetteville, 28311
910-354-3372
Monday - Friday 8 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Saturday & Sunday 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.

https://www.fastmed.com/urgent-care-centers/fayetteville-nc-walk-in-clinic-hope-mills/
3007 Town Center Drive, Suite 100-101
Fayetteville, 28306 
910-354-2025
Monday - Friday 8 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Saturday & Sunday 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.


Fayetteville VA Medical Center
2300 Ramsey Street
Fayetteville, 28301
910-488-2120
800-771-6106

 

NextCare Urgent Care Center
https://nextcare.com/locations/nc/fayetteville/
217 Glensford Drive
Fayetteville, 28314
910-483-4647

 

Stedman-Wade Health Services
https://www.swhs-nc.org/
Testing for Stedman Wade patients only.
New patient visits are available.
Appointments are available via telehealth for new patient.
COVID-19 tests are done at the advice of the provider only.

Two locations:
Wade Family Medical Center
2313 Murchison Road, Fayetteville
910-488-4525

Wade Family Medical Center
7118 Main Street, Wade
910-483-6694

 

Walmart
https://corporate.walmart.com/covid19testing
4601 Ramsey Street, Fayetteville

 

Womack Army Medical Center
https://tricare.mil/mtf/Womack/Health-Services/M_S/Fort-Bragg-Department-of-Public-Health/COVID-1
Fort Bragg Department of Public Health: 1-910-916-3544
Nurse Advice Line: 1-800-TRICARE (874-2273)