DOH offering 4 free COVID testing clinics in Nanakuli


FILE – In this Sept. 19, 2020 file photo, a doctor takes a nasal swab sample to test for COVID-19 at the Cocodrilos Sports Park in Caracas, Venezuela. PAHO, the regional office for the World Health Organization in the Americas, said the week of Jan. 22 2021 that only 3,000, or about 1%, of the 340,000 COVID antigen testing kits sent to the country have been used. (AP Photo/Matias Delacroix, File)

HONOLULU (KHON2) — People in Nanakuli can get a free COVID rapid test at the Waianae Coast Comprehensive Health Center every Wednesday for the month of October.

According to the Department of Health (DOH), the testing clinic will take place between 3 p.m. and 6 p.m. every Wednesday. The dates of these clinics are Oct. 6, 13, 20 and 27.

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The Waianae Coast Comprehensive Health Center is located at 2070 Farrington Highway behind McDonald’s.

Those who want to get tested for the coronavirus do not need an appointment, as testing will be done on a first-come, first-served basis. The DOH said wait times may take 30 minutes or longer, and results will be given within 15 minutes. People who are testing and have symptoms may have to wait longer for their results.

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Participants must wear a mask and bring a valid government photo ID. For more information or for more COVID testing options, click here.

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