Legacy Clinics in Fifth Ward, Southwest Houston Launch New Way to Test Sick Kids during Pandemic

Patients Must Complete Tele-visit Before Accessing Drive-Thru Visits

HOUSTON (April 9, 2020) – Legacy Community Health clinics in Southwest Houston (6441 High Star) and Fifth Ward (3811 Lyons Ave.) have redesigned operations for younger patients ages 17 and under who fall ill. After seeing a provider through Legacy’s recently launched Virtual Pediatric Clinic, some patients may require in-person testing for situations such as a rapid flu test or strep throat swab. Rather than coming inside a clinic, the parents can now take their sick children to the clinic through a drive-thru set up to do these tests without getting out of their car.

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