Wayne County Health Department: Free walk-in PCR tests for all (and rapid tests for those younger than 18 or 50-plus with symptoms) from 8 a.m.-6 p.m. Mondays and 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays, 601 E. Main St., Richmond; 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Wednesdays at Nettle Creek Hardware, 485 E. Main St., Hagerstown; 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Thursdays at Northeastern schools, 7299 U.S. 27 N., Fountain City; and 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Fridays at Golay Community Center, 1007 E. Main St., Cambridge City. 

Henry Community Health: Drive-thru tests at 1007 N. 16th St., New Castle. Appointments required; 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays; 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays; and 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturdays

Reid Health: Drive-thru tests at 1200 Chester Blvd., Richmond, daily from 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. and 2025 Virginia Ave., Connersville, from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. weekdays. Appointment: (765) 965-4200

Fayette County Health Department: Tests in parking lot at 401 Central Ave., Connersville. Scheduling: coronavirus.in.gov or (765) 825-4013

To make an appointment or find additional testing sites, visit Scheduling.coronavirus.in.gov or call 211.


Vaccines can be found at many local pharmacies, health departments and medical offices.

WCHD: 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. weekdays, WCHD office, 100 S. Fifth St., Richmond;  9 a.m.-4 p.m. Thursdays at Northeastern. Flu shots at both sites. Also offered from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Fridays at Golay Community Center in Cambridge City. 

Reid Health: 6 a.m.-5 p.m. weekdays and 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturdays, main campus, 1100 Reid Parkway, Richmond

Henry County: Immediate Care at New Castle Family & Internal Medicine Northfield Park, New Castle. Walk in or call 765-599-2754 for appointment; or Henry County Health Department (appointments: (765) 521-7059)

Additional vaccine sites: coronavirus.in.gov/vaccine or call 211








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Millicent Martin Emery is a reporter and editor for the Western Wayne News.