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COVID-19: LVHN adds test locations

Saturday, March 21, 2020 by The Press in Business Showcase

During the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN) added two more LVHN Assess and Test locations, effective March 19, and expanded hours.

New Test and Assess locations

- LVHN COVID-19 Assess and Test - 17th Street, 1730 W. Chew St., Allentown. 18104

Monday - Friday: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Saturday - Sunday: 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.

- LVHN COVID-19 Assess and Test – Muhlenberg, 2604 Schoenersville Road, Bethlehem. 18017

Monday - Friday: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Saturday - Sunday: 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Practice relocations

New Assess and Test Centers are spaces previously used by other practices. Here are the relocated practices and their new temporary locations:

- Family Medicine Muhlenberg (with integrated psychiatry practice), moved from 2604 Schoenersville Road to:

Behavioral health: LVPG Adult and Pediatric Psychiatry-Muhlenberg, 2710 Schoenersville Road

Family medicine: LVPG Family Medicine - Easton Avenue, 3024 Easton Avenue, Bethlehem

- Lehigh Valley Family Health Center, moved from 1730 W. Chew St., Allentown, to practices at Lehigh Valley Hospital - 17th Street, 1627 W. Chew St., Allentown:

Center for Women’s Medicine - Specialty Clinic, second floor

Centro de Salud, Suite 403

Fleming Memory Center

New weekend hours

To provide greater access to coronavirus care in Luzerne and Schuylkill counties, LVHN COVID-19 Assess and Test locations in Hazleton and Cressona have added Saturday and Sunday hours, 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Referrals

Individuals are referred to LVHN COVID-19 Assess and Test locations in a number of ways, including by their primary-care provider, if the patient has been pre-identified as having symptoms of coronavirus infection (COVID-19) when seeking care at an LVHN or Lehigh Valley Physician Group (LVPG) practice, or has been screened by:

- E-Visit: A questionnaire-based assessment that is completed on MyLVHN. Submitted information is reviewed by an LVPG health care provider. To access an E-Visit, go to www.MyLVHN.org or the MyLVHN app. Information: www.LVHN.org/Evisit

- Video Visit: A secure video visit with an LVHN health-care provider. Access a Video Visit through the MyLVHN app. Information: www.LVHN.org/videovisit

Hotline: 888-402-LVHN (5846) provides callers with an over-the phone COVID-19 screening with a nurse.

Information: www.LVHN.org/covid19