Novant Health reopens COVID-19 testing location at Hanes Mall

Published 12:00 am Thursday, September 2, 2021

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WINSTON-SALEM — Due to increased demand, Novant Health Medical Group reopened its COVID-19 drive-through testing location at 196 Hanes Mall Circle, Winston-Salem, on Monday. Located in the former Sears Auto Center, the testing site will operate 7 a.m.-3 p.m. Monday-Friday. While drive-up testing will be available, appointments are required and walk-ins will not be accepted.

This location will administer tests for asymptomatic patients with potential exposure and symptomatic patients. Rapid tests are not available. Asymptomatic patients seeking travel, return-to-work or return-to-school clearance are asked to use the NCDHHS Test Site Finder for a location that better suits their needs.

Novant Health patients can schedule an appointment through their MyChart account. You do not have to be a Novant Health patient to schedule an appointment. Beginning Monday, Aug. 30, anyone can schedule an appointment online at Testing continues to be available at Novant Health-GoHealth Urgent Care centers for symptomatic patients.

Individuals with questions about whether they should seek a COVID-19 test are encouraged to utilize Novant Health’s online self-guided assessment tool at This assessment is not a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment and should not be used if patients are experiencing a life-threatening emergency.

Since July 1, Novant Health has seen a 69% increase in tests administered in the greater Winston-Salem market. To date, Novant Health has administered over 657,000 COVID-19 tests across the state.