When COVID-19 first started affecting the Tri-State, tests were very hard to come by. That is beginning to change, and more of us are getting tested. I have thought about getting tested, just to see what the results are, but without symptoms or contact with someone that has COVID-19, that wasn't possible. Knowing myself, I would want to pop in and be tested every week, you know, just to be sure.

Beginning Monday, July 6, 2020, residents that live and work in Evansville will have the opportunity to get tested, free of charge. This service is a partnership between Mayor Winnecke, the Vanderburgh County Health Department, and the Indiana Department of Health.

Mayor Winnecke said, "This site will provide another option for our residents to have access to free testing, regardless of symptoms or exposure."

  • Registration is Required -  lhi.care/covidtesting or call 888-634-1116
  • Location - CK Newsome Center - 100 Walnut St # 1, Evansville, IN 47713
  • Days / Hours - Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
  • No Insurance is Required - However, if you have insurance, provide it when setting up an appointment.
  • For the latest information on the COVID-19 pandemic, visit vanderburghhealth.org/covid-19 and coronavirus.in.gov.

Here are the latest symptoms according to the CDC:

Symptoms may appear 2-14 days after exposure to the virus. People with these symptoms may have COVID-19:

  • 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
Vanderburgh Co. Health Dept.
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