Monday, 30 August 2021 18:03

FirstHealth: Know where to go for COVID-19 testing

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PINEHURST — With the increase in COVID-19 cases, the demand for testing is on the rise. FirstHealth emergency departments are seeing an increase in patients coming to the emergency department for COVID-19 testing.   

“We encourage people to contact their primary care provider, local health department or a FirstHealth Convenient Care Clinic to obtain a COVID-19 test,” said Dan Barnes, D.O., president, FirstHealth Physician Group.  “The emergency department is for those who need emergency care.” 

FirstHealth’s nine Convenient Care clinics are open seven days a week from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. The location in Pinehurst (150 Ivey Lane) is open from 8 a.m. to midnight. More information on FirstHealth’s Convenient Care locations:  

FirstHealth Convenient Care-Asheboro 

208 W. Salisbury Street 

Asheboro, NC 27203 

(336) 523-0040 

FirstHealth Convenient Care-Hamlet 

1021 W. Hamlet Avenue 

Hamlet, NC 28345 

(Located across from Richmond Community College)  

(910) 417-4100 

FirstHealth Convenient Care-Lake Tillery 

8004 NC-73 

Mt. Gilead, NC 27306 

(910) 469-4100  

FirstHealth Convenient Care-Pinehurst  

150 Ivey Lane 

Pinehurst, NC 28374 

(Located in the Harris Teeter shopping center) 

Open Monday - Sunday, 8 a.m. to midnight 

(910) 215-5200 

FirstHealth Convenient Care-Raeford 

4565 Fayetteville Road 

Raeford, NC 28376 

(910) 878-5100 

FirstHealth Convenient Care-Sanford-Lee Campus 

2919 Beechtree Drive  

Sanford, NC 27330 

(919) 897-2260 

FirstHealth Convenient Care-Sanford-Tramway  

1602 Westover Drive 

Sanford, NC 27330 

(919) 897-2250 

FirstHealth Convenient Care - Southern Pines 

1690 US 1 

Southern Pines, NC 28387 

(910) 684-5066 

FirstHealth Convenient Care-Whispering Pines 

7473-C Hwy 22 

Whispering Pines, NC 28327 

(910) 215-5100 

To find additional COVID-19 testing sites in your area, contact your local health department or visit Find My Testing Place on the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services website.