Howard County Health Department Announces Optum Testing Site

Howard County Health Department Announces Optum Testing Site

The Indiana State Department of Health has chosen Howard County, IN to host an Optum Testing Site. 

The Optum Testing will be held at the Kokomo Senior Center located at 721 West Superior Street, Kokomo. Please use the south entrance to the activity center to enter the building – the main doors on the west side will be locked. It will be open from 8:00am-8:00pm Monday-Friday starting on Wednesday, May 13, 2020. Testing will be free for Hoosiers. If you have private insurance, please bring your insurance information with you. Public restrooms will not be available.

You must meet the testing requirements to receive a test. The testing requirements are: 

– You are experiencing symptoms of COVID-19

– You are in the at-high-risk group: over age 65, have diabetes, obesity, high blood pressure or another underlying condition, or if you are a member of a minority population that’s at greater risk.

– You are a close contact of confirmed COVID-19 positive patients when it is imperative that you continue to work and/or have close contact with at-risk populations.

An appointment is required. You may schedule an appointment by calling 888-634-1116 or by visiting https://www.coronavirus.in.gov/2524.htm. This website also has answers to frequently asked questions. Please wear a face covering to the appointment.