Rite Aid offering self-swab coronavirus test in Dayton

Rite Aid is cutting 400 full-time jobs and three its top leaders are leaving the company. BILL LACKEY/STAFF
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Rite Aid is cutting 400 full-time jobs and three its top leaders are leaving the company. BILL LACKEY/STAFF

Rite Aid is opening four coronavirus self-swab testing sites in Ohio, with one location in Dayton.

The drive-thru testing site will be at 3875 Salem Avenue, Dayton. The other three locations are in Cleveland, Defiance and Salem.

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The testing site opens Thursday and will operate through the store’s drive-thru windows.

Rite Aid pharmacists will oversee the self-swab nasal tests.

Testing is available from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Friday and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday.

The test is available to all adults, even if they are not showing symptoms for the virus.

Patients must being an ID and pre-register at www.riteaid.com.

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The test is available through a partnership with Verily. Rite Aid will be using Verily’s Baseline COVID-19 Program to provide screening, scheduling and test results.

BioReference Laboratories will provide testing.

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