Dorchester County and Fetter Health Care Network (FHCN), a Federally Qualified Health Center, have partnered to offer mobile COVID-19 screening and testing. The mobile site will rotate throughout various locations in Dorchester County beginning Monday, May 18. Screening and testing will be conducted Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Each site will be accessible for walk-up and drive-thru testing.
Also, Berkeley County and FHCN have partnered to offer free mobile COVID-19 screening and testing. The mobile site will rotate throughout various locations in Berkeley County beginning Tuesday, May 19. Screening and testing will be conducted from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Each site will be accessible for walk-up and drive-thru testing. Screening prior to arrival is highly encouraged for faster service.
Individuals who have known COVID-19 exposure or are experiencing cough, fever and shortness of breath can request a screening at FetterCovid19Screening.org or by calling 1-800-365-7410. Residents are asked to wear face coverings and practice safe social distancing while at the mobile testing site.
“Our Fetter team is proud to partner with Dorchester County in caring for our community,” said Aretha R. Jones-Powers, CEO of Fetter Health Care Network. “As a community health center, it is our top priority to ensure that every citizen is offered the option to receive COVID-19 testing if they are experiencing symptoms. It is a privilege to be on the front lines and we are grateful to our team of healthcare heroes for making it happen.”
Tests are given with no out-of-pocket cost to patients. Currently, all insurance providers in South Carolina are covering the full cost of COVID-19 testing. Patient insurance information will be processed during testing. No co-pays or deductibles are being charged. All patients will be served if qualified for the test.