Loire. Fourteen Covid screening centers open on Wednesday in Saint-Etienne

The residents of St├ęphane received a letter from the city explaining the terms of this screening campaign which begins on Wednesday 13 January and continues until Friday 15. January. The fourteen centers are open from 10 am to 7.30 pm The tests are paid for by the social security and are free. Samples are taken with or without an appointment.

You must come masked, with an identity document, a Vitale card and a pen.

Both antigen tests and PCR tests are nasopharyngeal swabs. Firstly, the result is given in about twenty minutes, while secondly the analysis of the sample goes through a laboratory. It will take about 24 hours to get the results.

PCR tests are performed on symptomatic patients.

To perform a PCR test, Parc Expo has four boxes dedicated to this type of test.

Appointments can be made on 0800.100.378 (8 to 18) or on the website www.medunion.fr.