On July 8, the Good Shepherd Health Care System announced it was holding a free drive-through COVID-19 testing clinic on Monday, July 13 from 7-11 a.m. in the parking lot of the Columbia Professional Plaza, 1050 W Elm St. in Hermiston (enter on the Elm Street side).

The event is limited to 160 slots on a first-come, first-served bases. Pre-registration is open on Thursday, July 9 and Friday, July 10 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. by calling 541-667-3459. Results are expected to take between two and seven days and can be checked online at www.gshealth.org/myhealth.

“This is a test run for drive-thru testing capacity in our community,” Jodi Gavel, GSHCS Infection Preventionist, said in a news release. “If the demand is there and all goes smoothly, we anticipate opening up more opportunities for drive-thru testing in the near future.”

Individuals who need a copy of their test results or their test results sent to their employer, can request that by visiting gshealth.org/request-medical-records or by calling Good Shepherd’s Medical Records Department at 541-667-0621.

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