Covid-19 Testing In Louisiana
One key strategy for controlling the pandemic is to test anyone who is suspected of having the COVID-19 virus or who has been exposed to someone else with the virus.
Testing for COVID-19 is important for many reasons including, stopping and slowing the spread of the virus, saving lives and ending outbreaks.
Slowing/Stopping the Spread
Tests help people determine if they are infected and if they are at risk of spreading the infection to others. Preventing the spread of infection is a vital strategy for workplaces, schools and the community.
Tests are crucial to identifying people who need medical care in a timely fashion. An early positive test allows people to get the care they need when they need it, lessening the chance for a severe outcome or death.
Tests are Quick and Easy
From community-based testing sites, to private test sites, to at-home, over-the counter tests, getting a COVID-19 test in Louisiana is quick and easy. Just go to the Test Site Link below to find a location near you.