Mt. Juliet, Tenn. – Based on strong turnout last week, the City of Mt. Juliet and Kroger Health will continue to facilitate free drive-through COVID-19 testing this week.
This week’s three-day event will take place Tuesday, May 19th - Thursday, May 21st from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., in the parking lot of Mt. Juliet Middle School (3565 North Mt. Juliet Road). People seeking a test will use a virtual screening tool based on the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention guidance. Individuals who don’t have symptoms and anyone with health concerns are eligible for testing.
“We are grateful to the Wilson County Health Department for connecting Kroger Health with Mt. Juliet for this opportunity for the citizens of our community,” shared Kenny Martin, City Manager for Mt. Juliet. “Increased testing opportunities are vital as we begin to get people back to work.”
Individuals must schedule an appointment via Kroger Health’s online portal at www.krogerhealth.com/covidtesting. Scheduling an appointment is required to receive a test. Mt. Juliet Police Department and Kroger Health associates will be present to direct traffic to the designated testing area. Those arriving for a test should enter the school off of Woodridge Place. Please make sure windows are up on all vehicles when in the testing area and individuals need to have their photo ID ready.
“Kroger Health is proud to partner with the City of Mt. Juliet in this important effort to combat the COVID-19 pandemic,” said Colleen Lindholz, President of Kroger Health. “This aligns perfectly with our vision, which is to help people live healthier lives.”
This onsite testing is supported with the laboratory services provided by eTrueNorth, a contractor of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.