St. Joseph’s Hospital revises COVID-19 testing procedures

BUCKHANNON — St. Joseph’s Hospital is revising its drive-through Covid-19 testing procedures. 

Testing is now available Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. and is closed on Saturday and Sunday. Due to new state guidelines, free state testing will no longer be available.  For those needing a covid test, a physician’s order will be required. 

Testing is done at the drive-through trailer in front of the hospital.  Patients with a physician’s order needing testing are asked to go directly to the trailer and not enter the hospital. 

In addition, St. Joseph’s Hospital Nurse Triage Line is now closed.  For information about COVID-19, visit the Centers for Disease Control at or call them at 1-800-232-4636.

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