Gov. Gretchen Whitmer
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 15, 2020
Media Contact: Press@Michigan.gov
Governor Whitmer Statement on Wayne County and Walmart Drive-Thru Testing Site in Southgate
LANSING, Mich. -- Today, Governor Gretchen Whitmer released the following statement after Wayne County and the city of Southgate announced that the city’s first drive-thru test site will open tomorrow. The site will serve people who are exhibiting symptoms of COVID-19, and all health care providers and first responders whether or not they are experiencing symptoms.
“I am glad to see another testing site open in Michigan that will work to protect Southgate families and our front line health care workers who are fighting to slow the spread of COVID-19,” said Governor Whitmer. “Walmart’s partnership in expanding our testing capacity is essential to protecting the health and safety of Michiganders. Now is not the time to ease up on testing, it is the time to intensify our efforts and fight this virus. We will get through this together.”
Testing will require an appointment through Quest’s MyQuestTM online portal and app, www.MyQuestCOVIDTest.com, which will screen and schedule appointments for those individuals that meet CDC eligibility for the testing sites. From there the individual test results are expected within an average of two days.