Ascension Wisconsin Expands COVID-19 Testing in Racine

RACINE, WI – Ascension is expanding COVID-19 testing in Racine. The new testing site will…

RACINE, WI – Ascension is expanding COVID-19 testing in Racine. The new testing site will be located at the Ascension All Saints Hospital – Wisconsin Avenue Campus.

Up to 100 specimens will be able to be collected each day the site is open. Testing is by appointment only. Ascension Medical Group Wisconsin opened its first COVID-19 mobile testing sites in March, including in Mount Pleasant and currently has more than 20 mobile testing sites across the state.

People who want to be tested must first be pre-screened by an Ascension Medical Group Wisconsin provider by phone, or virtually, using Ascension Online Care. Patients who have symptoms that meet the testing criteria will then be given an appointment for testing at the appropriate site.

  • WHERE: Ascension All Saints Hospital – Wisconsin Avenue Campus, 1320 Wisconsin Ave., Racine, Wis.

  • WHO: Adults and children age five and older

  • WHEN: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

  • HOW: Call 262-687-5600 to make an appointment

At the drive-through testing site, patients will remain in their vehicle; accommodations will be made for individuals who don’t have a car. An Ascension Wisconsin associate will confirm that the patient has been screened, requires testing and has an established Ascension Wisconsin provider.

Ascension Medical Group Wisconsin will contact patients with test results.

After being tested, patients will be asked to quarantine at home until they get a result to ensure the virus doesn’t spread further.

This article originally appeared on the Mount Pleasant-Sturtevant Patch

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