Virginia Health Department partners with Walgreens for free COVID-19 antigen testing


RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — The Virginia Department of Health is partnering up with Walgreens to offer Abbott BinaxNOW rapid COVID-19 antigen testing starting Wednesday.

Two Walgreens in the Richmond region will operate drive-thru COVID-19 testing at no cost. 

  • North Dinwiddie, 26036 Cox Rd
  • Richmond, 4845 Laburnum Ave

VDH encourages the use of these tests for individuals who are symptomatic, those who have been in close contact with someone who has been diagnosed with COVID-19, those at high risk of illness or complications and essential employees such as educators, childcare providers and healthcare providers.

COVID-19 testing will be available by appointment to adults and children age 3 and older who meet screening criteria to receive a test.

Appointments can be made by following the steps on

Copyright 2021 Nexstar Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

StormTracker 8

Trending Stories

More Trending Stories

Don't Miss

More Don't Miss

Local Events