In partnership with the government’s Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Rite Aid (NYSE: RAD) is increasing the number of drive-thru locations where individuals can get free tests for the coronavirus. In a press release, the big pharmacy chain said 99 new locations would begin operations today. These are in 12 states, including New York, Ohio, and California.
Anyone age 13 or older is eligible for the tests, which consist of self-administered nasal swabs. As with the existing locations, the new sites will be staffed by Rite Aid pharmacists and operate from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. local time on weekdays, and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.