Wayne County Health Department Announces Free COVID-19 Testing

Beginning September 23rd, the Wayne County Health Department will be offering free COVID-19 testing at their office at 301 N Herman St. in Goldsboro every Wednesday and Friday from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m, weather permitting.

Pre-registration is recommended to ensure an appointment time, but is not required. Individuals may call the Health Department at (919) 731-1000 from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. Monday-Friday to pre-register. Testing will be conducted in a drive-thru setting but walk up visitors, or visitors who did not pre-register, will also be accepted.

Any resident experiencing symptoms of COVID-19, close contacts of known positive cases, or anyone from a high risk population should be tested for COVID-19. Testing will be provided to the public regardless of insurance and there will be no cost to the individual.