LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — Clark County and state officials requested the additional resources as part of a federal program offering surge testing in COVID-19 hot spots across the country.
Appointments are not required at any of the three “Stop, Swab & Go” drive-thru sites but are strongly encouraged.
Each site will operate Monday through Friday, 6 a.m. to 2 p.m., Aug, 31 through Sept. 18, providing self-administered nasal swab tests. All three locations will be closed Sept. 7 in observance of the Labor Day holiday. The tests are free and no proof of health insurance or identification is required.
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The “Stop, Swab & Go” event will offer drive-thru tests at the locations listed below. The hotel testing sites will be set up in parking garages.
The Sam Boyd site will have a drive-thru site set up in its parking lot and will offer an additional walk-up testing area inside the stadium’s concourse.
- Fiesta Henderson Hotel and Casino, 777 W. Lake Mead Pkwy. in Henderson, 89015
- Texas Station Hotel and Casino, 2101 Texas Star Lane in North Las Vegas, 89032
- Sam Boyd Stadium, 7000 E. Russell Road, 89122
The Clark County Fire Department and the Nevada National Guard are providing logistical support as part of “Stop, Swab & Go,” while the federal government is providing the test kits, sample collection staff, lab capacity, registration and PPE. Five free face coverings will be offered to individuals receiving testing at each location.
The public can register online for an appointment here.
Registrants will need to provide an email address to be notified when their test results will be available online, approximately three to five business days after their test.
To access their results, they will need to set up a username and password on the website. All test results, positive or negative, will be reported to the Southern Nevada Health District. Anyone notified of a positive test result is encouraged to stay home and self-isolate to limit the spread of the virus.