By: KDKA-TV News Staff
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Rite Aid is expanding its free drive-thru COVID-19 testing to people 13 years or older whether or not they’re symptomatic.READ MORE: Handling Hypothermia And Children: Tips From One Pediatrician On Keeping Kids Warm
Rite Aid says it’s able to update its testing program through its partnership with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
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Before this, only people 18 years or older could get tested.
Now parents or legal guardians of minors can create baseline COVID-19 accounts. They’ll have to provide consent, show their government-issued ID and go to the appointment with their children.
Rite Aid’s testing locations use self-swab nasal tests and operate Monday through Friday 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. and weekends 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. They’ll be closed for Thanksgiving and Black Friday, opening back up on Saturday, Nov. 28.MORE NEWS: Police, Auto Mechanic Rescue Cat Stuck In Car
There are multiple Rite Aid testing locations in Pennsylvania, including Butler and Monroeville.