MCPHD Moves COVID-19 Drive-Thru Testing Site on South Side to New Location

Published on 2 December 2020 00:00

December 2, 2020

INDIANAPOLIS – One of the three drive-thru COVID-19 testing sites operated by the Marion County Public Health Department is moving to an indoor location.

Beginning on Thursday, Dec. 3, drive-thru testing on the south side will be offered weekly on Tuesdays and Thursdays at the Marion County Fairgrounds, 7300 E. Troy Ave., from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Entrance is through Gate 4. An appointment is required for testing.

This location replaces the testing site that was previously at the health department’s South District Health Office.

MCPHD will eventually move all COVID-19 drive-thru testing to an indoor or covered location to protect workers and those seeking testing from winter weather conditions.

To register and receive an appointment time for free COVID-19 testing through the Marion County Public Health Department, please visit Residents who do not have Internet access, or need help completing the online registration, should call 317-221-5515.

COVID-19 drive-thru testing sites currently offered by the Marion County Public Health Department (All testing by appointment only):

Marion County Public Health Department
Main Location
3838 N. Rural Street
Monday through Friday
9 a.m.-4 p.m.

Marion County Fairgrounds
7300 E. Troy Ave.
Gate 4
Tuesdays and Thursdays
10 a.m.-5 p.m.

West Side
3685 Commercial Drive
Mondays and Wednesdays
7 a.m.-2 p.m.

“Our drive-thru testing, along with everyone wearing face coverings, washing hands and social distancing, is a critical part of slowing the spread of COVID-19 in Marion County,” said Virginia A. Caine, M.D., director and chief medical officer of the Marion County Public Health Department.


Curt Brantingham, M.A.
Media/Public Information Coordinator
Health & Hospital Corporation of Marion County
Marion County Public Health Department
Indianapolis, IN

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