COVID-19 drive-thru testing returns to UNO Lakefront Arena


High capacity, drive-thru COVID-19 testing returns to the UNO Lakefront Arena.

The New Orleans Department of Health nd the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services teamed up to allot testing resources for additional surge COVID-19 test sites the New Orleans region.

The testing will begin at the UNO Lakefront Arena’s north parking lot beginning July 29 through August 1 from 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

After August 1, the test site will move to various other locations around the region. Upcoming test sites dates and locations will be listed at

The test site will be drive-thru only. Anyone over the age of 5 years old concerned they may have been exposed to the coronavirus is eligible for the self-administered nasal swab at the test site.

People can pre-register at, however, pre-registration is not required for testing.