Montgomery County Announces New COVID-19 Testing Site in Lansdale
|NORRISTOWN, PA – The Montgomery County Office of Public Health announced today it will open a new PCR COVID-19 testing site in Lansdale on Monday, February 14, 2022. The site will be located at 318 Pennbrook Parkway in the Station Square Shops and will operate Monday through Friday 9 a.m. to Noon and 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Registration for appointments can now be made online at www.montcopa.org/COVID-19testing or by calling (610) 970-2937.
“With the opening of our new Lansdale COVID-19 testing site we continue our commitment to provide free and accessible community-based testing for our residents,” said Dr. Valerie A. Arkoosh, Chair of the Montgomery County Board of Commissioners. “Even though our numbers continue to drop, we are still seeing high community transmission of coronavirus in Montgomery County. We encourage anyone who needs a COVID-19 test to visit one of our sites to get tested.”
The Lansdale testing site will join the County’s five existing testing sites already in operation. County-run test sites operate Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. with a break between Noon and 1 p.m. at the following locations:
· Ardmore: 114 West Lancaster Ave
· Green Lane: Deep Creek & Snyder Roads
· Lansdale: Station Square Shops, 318 Pennbrook Parkway
· Norristown: 1401 Dekalb Street
· Pottstown: 364 King Street
· Willow Grove: Parkside Shopping Center, 2522 West Moreland Road
Registration is open 24-7 online at www.montcopa.org/COVID-19testing and appointments can be booked up to four days in advance. Appointments can also be made by phone at (610) 970-2937. Phone registration opens at 8:30 a.m. and lines will be open until all appointment slots are filled. Language line interpretation is available. Testing is free and available for everyone, there is no requirement on age, exposure, or showing signs of symptoms.
The Montgomery County PCR COVID-19 testing sites are by appointment only, do not require a vehicle, and are self-administered tests. Watch this video on what to expect for the self-swab test. These sites are outdoors and are subject to closure on short notice due to inclement weather. There are no public restrooms available for the public.
PCR test results are typically returned in 2-3 days. The fastest way to get test results is to create an account with the County’s lab provider, MAKO. To do this, text MAKO to 66349 or visiting mako.luminatehealth.com to receive an electronic copy of test results.
To learn more about at-home (antigen) tests and how to report a positive to the Montgomery County Office of Public Health, click here.
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