Williamson County to end COVID-19 testing at Ag Expo Park

Throughout the past several months, Williamson County has been working to respond to the coronavirus pandemic, with testing, and now, vaccines. (Wendy Sturges/Community Impact Newspaper)
Throughout the past several months, Williamson County has been working to respond to the coronavirus pandemic, with testing, and now, vaccines. (Wendy Sturges/Community Impact Newspaper)

Throughout the past several months, Williamson County has been working to respond to the coronavirus pandemic, with testing, and now, vaccines. (Wendy Sturges/Community Impact Newspaper)

Beginning March 22, Williamson County residents will no longer be able to get a COVID-19 test at the county's Ag Expo Park, where the county health department had been conducting testing for the last 11 months.

County officials announced March 17 testing will still be available on weekdays at the Williamson County Health Department's Franklin Clinic at 1324 W. Main St., Franklin. Self-testing kits will be offered on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 8:30-10:30 a.m., and PCR tests will be available by appointment only on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 8:30-10:30 a.m. Residents can make an appointment for a test by calling 615-794-1542.


The move comes as the county works to increase vaccine distributions as the state continues its Phase 1C rollout. According to the county, vaccine appointments will still take place at the agricultural center, located at 4215 Lone Lane, Franklin.
By Wendy Sturges
A Houston native and graduate of St. Edward's University in Austin, Wendy Sturges has worked as a community journalist covering local government, health care, business and development since 2011. She has worked with Community Impact since 2015 as a reporter and editor and moved to Tennessee in 2019.


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