Holiday and Upcoming Schedule Changes to COVID-19 Testing

July 2, 2020

In response to the upcoming holiday weekend and to meet changing needs, COVID-19 testing sites are adjusting schedules.

Beginning today, July 2, UNM Hospital will be providing asymptomatic testing for patients on Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 7 a.m. to 11 a.m. in the Ambulatory COVID-19 Testing Center (tent outside Barbara and Bill Richardson Pavilion north entrance). All symptomatic patients will continue to be seen on a 24/7 basis in BBRP Conference Room 1500.

In recognition of the Independence Day holiday weekend, Lovelace’s COVID-19 screening tents will be closed on July 3 and July 6. They will resume regular testing every Monday, Wednesday and Friday on Wednesday, July 8. Testing will be available between 7 a.m. and noon at Lovelace Medical Center in the parking lot across from the hospital on the south side of Martin Luther King Jr. Ave. Testing is open to anyone, including those who are not showing symptoms of COVID-19. ID and insurance cards are encouraged.

Beginning Wednesday, July 8, Presbyterian’s Balloon Fiesta Park screening site will alter its daily operations to be open Fridays through Tuesdays from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. There are no changes to this weekend’s operations.

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