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New coronavirus testing site opens at UNLV

Video Credit: KTNV Channel 13 Las Vegas - Duration: 01:46s - Published
New coronavirus testing site opens at UNLV

New coronavirus testing site opens at UNLV

Your options for getting COVID-19 testing are expanding.

Today, the drive-thru test operations at the Orleans is moving to UNLV.

The testing is being held in the Tropicana Parking garage.

COVID-19 TESTS ARE EXPANDING!TODAY-- THE DRIVE-THRU TESTOPERATIONS AT THE ORLEANS ISMOVING TO U-N-L-V.13 ACTION NEWS REPORTER KELSEYMCFARLAND IS LIVE RIGHT NOW ONCAMPUS - WHERE IS ITPACKED - AND HUNDREDS HAVESHOWN UP ALREADY!THAT TESTING IS BEING HELD INTHE TROPICANA PARKING GARAGE.BUT TAKE A LOOK AT THIS LINE OFCARS-- IT'S BACKED UP THROUGHSEVERAL PARKING LOTS.CLARK COUNTY FIRE DEPARTMENT ISINCIDENT MANAGEMENT HERE-- ACAPTAIN I SPOKE TO SAYS THEPROBLEM IS MOST PEOPLEAREN'T REGISTERING BEFORE THEYGET HERE.LESS THAN HALF ..ONLY ABOUT 40 PERCENT OFTODAY'S PATIENTS REGISTEREDAHEAD OF TIME..AND THAT'S SLOWING THINGS DOWN.CAPTAIN BRIAN O'NEAL SAYS ONAVERAGE PATIENTS ARE WAITINGABOUT THIRTY MINUTES BUTTHEY'D LIKE TO MAKE THAT FASTERFOR YOU.YOU CAN HELP THAT PROCESS BYREGISTERING ONLINE AT U-M-C-S-N DOT COM OR CALLING TOREGISTER.THE LINE IS A BIT LONGER THANWE WOULD LIKE WE WANT TO BEVERY MINDFUL OF PEOPLE'S TIMEAND MAKE AN EFFICIENT PROCESSFOR THEM SO THAT THE PUBLICCONTINUES TO SUPPORT THISMISSION OF PUBLIC TESTING"THERE ARE TWO NEW FEATURESHERE YOU CAN NOW WALK ORBIKE UP TO GET TESTED SO FARTODAY..THEY'VE SEEN COLLEGE STUDENTSTESTED SO FAR TODAY..THEY'VE SEEN COLLEGE STUDENTSAND HOMELESS FOLKS UTILIZETHAT.ALSO NEW- CHILDREN OF ANY AGECAN BE TESTED AT THIS SITE ASLONG AS THEY HAVE THE PARENT'SCONSENT.THIS TEST SITE WILL BE OPENMONDAY THROUGH FRIDAY... 8 A.M.THROUGH 5 P.M.WE WILL INCLUDE THE LINKS ANDPHONE NUMBERS TO GET REGISTEREDFOR THIS TESTING ON OURWEBSITE..KTNV.COM KM, 13 ANTODAY---NEW YORK'S GOVERNOR ISHEADED TO THE WHITE HOUSE.




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