Hendricks County Health Department and Hendricks Regional Health open COVID-19 testing sites in Danville and Brownsburg

The Hendricks County Health Department and Hendricks Regional Health have collaborated to open two COVID-19 community testing sites in Hendricks County located in Danville and Brownsburg. The Danville COVID-19 community testing site address is 202 Meadow Dr, Danville, 46122 and the Brownsburg address is 1080 N Green St, Brownsburg, 46112.

Free testing will be available to all members of the public regardless of symptoms. Children as young as 2 years of age can be tested with parental consent. No doctor’s order is required. There is no cost for COVID-19 testing at these sites. 

Patients should receive their test results via text or email after 3 business days.

For those interested due to travel, the tests are FDA/EUA-approved nucleic acid amplification tests (NAAT) and are processed at a CLIA-approved lab.

Pre-register for an appointment at scheduling.coronavirus.in.gov. On the first screen of registration site, choose “I don’t have an Invitation Code”. The website is designed to find the closest community-based test site by zip code. Danville is 46122 & Brownsburg is 46112. For individuals that do not have access to a computer, contact us at 317-745-9368 for assistance with registration.

Appointments are made for a one-hour timeslot. For example, if the patient’s appointment is for 11, they may show up anytime between 11:00 and 12:00. Although availability cannot be guaranteed, drive-ins (those without prior appointment) are welcome. Individuals should bring proof of Indiana residency, such as a state-issued ID, work ID, or utility bill.

The Danville testing site is open from 12pm-6pm on Mondays and Thursdays, and from 7am-3pm on Tuesdays and Wednesdays. On the first 3 Saturdays of the month, it is open from 10AM-3PM. The testing site is closed on Fridays and Sundays.

The Brownsburg testing site is open from 8AM-4PM on Mondays and Thursdays, and from 10AM-6PM on Tuesdays and Wednesdays. The testing site is closed on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays.

It is important to note that both the Brownsburg and Danville sites will not be open on State holidays.

This testing is made possible through a grant from the Indiana Department of Health to ensure that community testing is available where there is a need. Testing supplies and equipment, including test kits, personal protective equipment (PPE), sanitizer and the platform for registration and data management are provided through this grant. This opportunity continues through at least June 30, 2021.

Questions about the Hendricks County COVID-19 testing sites may be directed to covidtesting@co.hendricks.in.us or 317-745-9368. A complete map of test sites across the state is available at https://www.coronavirus.in.gov/2524.htm.

As a reminder:

COVID-19 is a respiratory illness that can spread from person to person through respiratory droplets produced by sneezing and coughing by persons within about six feet. It may also be possible to contact COVID-19 by touching a surface or object that has the virus on it and then touching one’s own mouth, nose, or possibly eyes.

COVID-19 is a novel coronavirus, meaning that it is a new coronavirus that had not previously been identified. The virus causing coronavirus disease, COVID-19, is not the same as the coronaviruses that now commonly circulate among humans.

The symptoms associated with COVID-19 typically include mild to severe respiratory illness with symptoms that include fever, muscle pain, chills, cough, loss of taste and smell, and shortness of breath.

Look for emergency warning signs for COVID-19. If someone is showing any of the following signs, seek emergency medical care immediately.

Trouble breathing

Persistent pain or pressure in the chest

New confusion

Inability to wake or stay awake

Bluish lips or face

The best ways to protect yourself and others are to:

Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds,

avoid touching your face with unwashed hands,

avoid close contact with people who are sick,

stay home when you are sick,

cover your cough or sneeze and clean, and

disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces.

To learn more about COVID-19,

The Hendricks County Health Department encourages residents to review the following educational resources regarding coronavirus and its associated illness, COVID-19:

Indiana State Department of Health: www.coronavirus.in.gov/2400.htm

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC): www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/

Cases of COVID-19 are being investigated by local and state health officials, and we can all do our part to prevent and minimize the spread of this virus by practicing everyday preventive actions. Please continue to be informed through reliable sources, such as the Indiana State Department of Health and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

If you have not received your test results back after 3 business days, please contact the health department at 317-745-9368.

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  1. Funny, it’s been six business days since my test and not a word…are tests being lost? Is contact information being lost? Who’s in charge of this?

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