COVID-19 Testing in Southaven, MS
Drive-thru COVID-19 Testing at Baptist DeSoto
Drive-thru COVID-19 testing is available at Baptist Memorial Hospital-DeSoto in Southaven, Mississippi for anyone 6 months of age and older. APPOINTMENT IS REQUIRED.
Effective December 14, Baptist DeSoto will be offering COVID testing by appointment only. You must call 662-772-4343 to schedule an appointment. Effective February 7, 2021, COVID testing appointments will be available Monday-Saturday from 11:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. We will schedule testing appointments Monday- Friday from 11 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Baptist DeSoto’s drive-thru COVID-19 testing site is located at the back entrance (Entrance 3) facing Interstate 55, and it is open Monday-Saturday from 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
WHO SHOULD GET TESTED FOR COVID-19?
If you are experiencing any COVID-19 symptoms (such as new loss of taste or smell, fever, cough, difficulty breathing, repeated shaking with chills (rigors), muscle pain, nausea or vomiting, new onset fatigue, diarrhea and headache), or if you were recently exposed to someone who has COVID-19, you should be tested. If you are having difficulty breathing, call 911.
WHAT SHOULD I EXPECT AT THE TESTING SITE?
- Remain in your car at all times at the testing site, and follow directional signs.
- Before testing, you will be required to complete some paperwork. Please have your insurance information with you.
- A member of the Baptist team will come to your vehicle to collect your sample for testing.
- You should receive your test results in about 7 days.
The fastest way to access your results is through MyChart, our electronic health record. To create a MyChart account, go to mychart.baptistonecare.org. You can also download the MyChart app from the Apple App Store or Google Play.
If you see “pending” when checking for your results in MyChart, it means your results have not come in yet.
COVID-19 Visitor Guidelines
Baptist is committed to showing care and compassion for our patients and their need for visitors during this time. As we move deeper into the COVID-19 pandemic in our region, we have updated our visitor guidelines.
Hours of Operation
Monday – Saturday: 11:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.