Health Watch: Foundation Health Partners releases COVID testing guide for Fairbanks area

Published: Nov. 4, 2020 at 4:11 PM AKST
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FAIRBANKS, Alaska (KTVF) - Foundation Health Partners has released a comprehensive guide to COVID-19 testing sites in the Fairbanks area, providing vital information about each site.

The resource lists 10 places where someone can get tested: Fairbanks Memorial Hospital, Interior Community Health Center, Fairbanks International Airport (FAI), MedPhysicals Plus, LLC, Fairbanks Public Health Center, Steese Immediate Care, North Pole Drive-Thru Testing, Tanana Valley Clinic (TVC), Chief Andrew Isaac Health Center, and Bassett Army Hospital on Fort Wainwright.

Of these locations, 5 provide free testing for anyone: FAI, Chief Andrew Isaac Health Center, North Pole Drive-Thru, Fairbanks Public Health Center, and Bassett.

Antibody testing is available at TVC, MedPhysicals Plus, and Steese Immediate Care; and rapid testing can be done at 4 of the listed sites.

The information in this guide is current as of October 28th and is subject to change.

The guide also provides addresses, phone numbers and costs of tests at the relevant sites, as well as insurance information.

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