Thursday, May 26, 2022

New Hanover County free Covid-19 testing site to close soon as supplies run out

NEW HANOVER COUNTY — New Hanover County’s free Covid-19 testing site at the Health and Human Services Annex will not be able to test anyone who is not already in the drive-thru line, a spokesperson announced at 1:35 p.m.

The site is down to approximately 100 tests. It started with 650 at 9 a.m. and planned to stay open until 3 p.m. or until supplies ran out.

The tests were given away on a first-come, first-serve basis.

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Alexandria Sands
Alexandria Sands is a journalist covering New Hanover County and education. Before Port City Daily, she reported for the award-winning State Port Pilot in Southport. She graduated from UNC Charlotte and wrote for several Charlotte publications while there. When not writing, Williams is most likely in the gym, reading or spending time with her Golden Pyrenees. Reach her at or on Twitter @alexsands_

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