Backus COVID-19 test site moving to Dodd Stadium on Monday – theday.com

Norwich — Backus Hospital’s COVID-19 drive-thru test site will move to the Thomas J. Dodd Memorial Stadium, 14 Stott Ave., in the Norwich business park, starting Monday, hospital officials announced Wednesday.

The move is designed to relieve traffic congestion at and around the hospital, as the number of drive-thru tests being performed have increased.

After the move, hours of operation will be extended on weekends to match weekday hours. The Dodd Stadium test site will be open seven days a week from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Pre-procedural testing, for patients who are scheduled to have medical procedures that require a COVID-19 test beforehand, will remain unchanged and will continue to be performed inside the hospital Monday through Friday, from 1 to 4 p.m.

For more information about Hartford HealthCare free drive-thru COVID-19 testing, go to hartfordhealthcare.org/testing.

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Author: The Covid-19 Channel