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COVID-19 Testing and Flu Shot Information for Next Week

January 8, 2021

Mayor Purzycki urges residents to get tested, wear a mask, avoid large crowds, and wash your hands

Mayor Mike Purzycki encourages City residents to be tested FREE for COVID-19 next week at one of the test locations available in and around Wilmington. Some sites require you to pre-register or call ahead, and hours will vary at some sites. Flu shots are also available next week.

For more information or to find the site nearest to you, visit either:

•The State of Delaware’s COVID-19 test site page at []

•The New Castle County COVID-19 test site page at []

In addition, COVID-19 testing will be conducted by appointment only at the Henrietta Johnson Medical Center [], 601 New Castle Avenue, on the following dates:

• Wednesday, January 13:         9 a.m. to 12 p.m.; 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.

• Thursday, January 14:            1 p.m. to 7 p.m.

• Friday, January 15:                  5 p.m. to 7 p.m.

• Saturday, January 16:             11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Call 302.655.6187 to schedule an appointment. Henrietta Johnson also offers FREE flu shots Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. No appointment is necessary for flu shots.

The Mayor urges City residents to continue to take precautions to stop the spread of the COVID-19 virus by avoiding large crowds, wearing a mask, and washing and sanitizing your hands frequently.

Mayor Purzycki today expressed his thanks to the New Castle County government and the City and State Emergency Management offices for arranging the weekly testing events in Wilmington and throughout New Castle County.