Lansdell Family Clinic to have COVID-19 screening April 6

Arkansas

TEXARKANA — The Lansdell Family Clinic will have a COVID-19 drive thru screening on April 6 from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

The location for the screening will be in the 82 Plaza Shopping Center on U.S.-82/East 9th Street in Texarkana, Arkansas, across the road entrance to Cooper Tire.

Visitors will be screened for fever of 100.4 within the past 14 days, cough or shortness of breath, recent pneumonia or flu, travel outside of the country or state in the past 14 days, and had contact with anyone with a lab-positive case of the novel coronavirus in the past 14 days of symptom onset.

The Miller County Office of Emergency Management Command is also working with UAMS-Texarkana to conduct a drive thru screening in the near future. When dates, location, and times are confirmed, such information will be shared with the public.

Currently, there are seven confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Miller County.

Miller County EMC also reminds residents to keep hands clean with soap and water, use hand sanitizer with at least 60% alcohol, and avoid touching one’s face, particularly eyes, nose, and mouth.

Residents should also adhere to social distancing, avoiding close contact, and maintaining a six-foot distance between individuals. Also residents should avoid social gatherings of 10 or more people.

The citywide curfew is still in effect for Texarkana from 10:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m. nightly. Residents should reduce travel to essential travel only, such as gas and grocery stores, medical appointments and emergencies, work, and family care.