New Coronavirus Drive Thru, Free Testing Site Opens at Stony Brook University | Congressman Lee Zeldin

New Coronavirus Drive Thru, Free Testing Site Opens at Stony Brook University

March 18, 2020
Press Release

STONY BROOK, NY - On Wednesday, March 18, 2020, Congressman Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1), member of the Congressional Bipartisan Coronavirus Task Force, visited the new coronavirus drive thru, free testing site at Stony Brook University, which opened today. The mobile testing site features six lanes to accommodate up to 1,000 tests per day and will be open 7 days a week from 7am - 7pm. If you wish to be tested, call the State of New York Coronavirus Hotline 24/7 at 1-888-364-3065 to make an appointment. 

Upon its opening, Rep. Zeldin updated constituents on the importance of this drive thru, free testing site, which you can watch here.

“Thanks to this drive thru, free testing site right here at Stony Brook University, Long Islanders will have greater and expedited access to the testing needed to identify, contain and combat this outbreak,” Congressman Zeldin said following its opening. “It’s thanks to the critical work of the hardworking professionals at this mobile lab and cooperation at every level of government that we are seeing an effective, all-of-the-above response to this ongoing outbreak that will ensure Long Islanders emerge stronger than ever.”