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October 08
Wake County Continues Free Drive-Thru COVID-19 Testing This Week in Raleigh, Wake Forest

Wake County is continuing free drive-thru COVID-19 testing this week in Raleigh and Wake Forest. Together, the two locations will offer nearly 5,000 time slots for the community’s convenience.

Wake County Public Health will return to the Sunnybrook Building parking deck, located in eastern Raleigh at 2925 Holston Lane. Testing runs from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Oct. 12–13 and Oct. 15–17.

Testing will also continue with our contracted partner, Radeas Labs, from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Oct. 12–17 at 907 Gateway Commons Circle in Wake Forest.

Appointments are available in half-hour intervals. The service is free, but people must follow each location’s sign-up instructions to claim their spot:

If testing at Sunnybrook, please follow this three-step sign-up process:

  • Step 1: Select the time slot that works best for your schedule by clicking on the “Sign Up” button here for the date you’d like to be tested.
  • Step 2: Complete this registration form.
  • Step 3: Print the completed registration form or have it saved in your email for access at the testing site.

If testing at Radeas, select the time slot that works best for your schedule by clicking on the “Sign Up” button here for the date you’d like to be tested.

Tests are reserved for those who:

  • Have COVID-like symptoms, including fever, cough, shortness of breath, nausea or vomiting, and loss of smell;
  • Have been in close contact with a known positive case of COVID-19;
  • Are healthcare workers or first responders;
  • Work in high-risk settings like long-term care facilities, correctional facilities or homeless shelters;
  • Are 65 years old or older;
  • Have underlying health conditions;
  • Are a member of a vulnerable or historically marginalized population;
  • Have attended a mass gathering or protest; or
  • Are a frontline worker in a setting where social distancing is difficult.

Candidates who fit the criteria for drive-thru testing should visit our website to schedule an appointment. By selecting a specific 30-minute window of time for testing, residents will avoid long lines and help the process flow smoothly for everyone.

For updates and additional drive-thru testing times available from Wake County Public Health – as well as an interactive map of testing sites run by our community partners – visit wakegov.com/testing.

Staying Updated
Wake County has made it easy for you to stay updated on the latest information about COVID-19. You can visit our multilingual COVID-19 webpage, which has a set of frequently asked questions to educate residents, a list of COVID-19-related closures and service changes, as well as contact information for people to use to ask specific questions.

The county is also sharing important information on its FacebookTwitter and Instagram accounts.


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