Wake County adds more free drive-thru COVID-19 testing events at Sunnybrook parking deck

Wake County News

RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) – Wake County has added more drive-thru COVID-19 testing events at the Sunnybrook parking deck. 

The deck, located in Raleigh at 2925 Holston Lane, has been the site of drive-thru testing events for weeks.

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Testing will run again from Aug. 24-25 and Aug. 27-29. Appointments are available in half-hour intervals from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. with 400 testing slots available, according to a Wake County news release.

The service is free, but sign-up is required.

To sign up, people must first visit the county testing website and select a date and time slot.

They must then complete a registration form. The completed form must be printed or saved in an email for access at the testing site.

According to the release, tests are reserved for those who:

  • Have COVID-like symptoms, including fever, cough, shortness of breath, nausea or vomiting, and loss of smell
  • Have been in close contact with a known positive case of COVID-19
  • Are healthcare workers or first responders
  • Work in high-risk settings like long-term care facilities, correctional facilities or homeless shelters
  • Are 65 years old or older
  • Have underlying health conditions
  • Are a member of a vulnerable or historically marginalized population
  • Are a frontline worker in a setting where social distancing is difficult

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