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Drive-thru COVID-19 testing to be offered in Laughlin

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Posted at 12:26 PM, May 06, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-06 17:41:07-04

Clark County in collaboration with the Laughlin Chamber of Commerce, Southern Nevada Health District and other community partners will offer by appointment-only, drive-thru testing for COVID-19 in Laughlin on Tuesday, May 12, and Wednesday, May 13.

The testing will be held at the Aquarius Casino Resort, 1900 S. Casino Drive.

Five hundred tests per day will be available on May 12 and May 13. The testing, which will take place inside the valet area of the resort’s parking garage from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. next week, is free and open to Laughlin residents only.

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Pre-registration by phone is required to reserve an appointment and may be made May 6-8.

The Laughlin Chamber of Commerce is organizing volunteers to schedule the appointments on a first-come, first-served basis until all available appointments are scheduled.

Laughlin residents who book tests for next week must present identification upon arrival. Testing recipients should plan to arrive at least 15 minutes ahead of their scheduled appointments. The type of testing being offered at the site is polymerase chain reaction tests, better known as PCR tests, which show whether someone currently has the coronavirus.

To make an appointment and register, Laughlin residents may call (702) 298-2214, extension 4 or 5.