Ascension Wisconsin launches drive-through COVID-19 testing sites
MILWAUKEE — Ascension Wisconsin has announced they have launched their drive-through COVID-19 testing sites.
Please note: these sites are by appointment only.
Individuals who wish to be tested must first be pre-screened by an Ascension Medical Group provider, by phone (1-833-981-0711), or virtually using Ascension Online Care (ascension.org/OnlineCare).
The sites will be open Monday – Friday from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Locations are as follows:
- Ascension SE Wisconsin Hospital – Franklin Campus (Medical Office Building)
- Ascension Columbia St. Mary’s Milwaukee – Gateway Clinic (West Allis)
- Ascension St. Francis Medical Arts Pavilion (Milwaukee)
- Ascension Wisconsin Health Center – Mount Pleasant Urgent Care
- Ascension SE Wisconsin Hospital – Mayfair Road Urgent Care (Wauwatosa)
- Grafton High School
The total positive cases of coronavirus rose above 400 on Monday, March 23 to 403 statewide with over 6,000 testing negative. As of Monday morning, Milwaukee County’s tracking map showed 202 confirmed cases, compared to 183 listed on Sunday.
DHS officials shared the following message regarding the pandemic on its website:
- Stay home if you can and especially if you are sick.
- Wash your hands frequently and thoroughly.
- Practice social distancing. Please keep six feet between people and avoid direct physical contact.
- Our updated restrictions on mass gatherings of ten or more people to are necessary to avoid the spread of COVID-19. And they are vital for keeping our health care workers safe.
- While most of the cases of COVID-19 have been among people older than 50, younger people and particularly those who are 18 to 30 years old aren’t immune to COVID-19. Anyone can contract COVID-19, and it’s as important for young and healthy people practice social distancing.
- We all need to work together to flatten the curve and protect the capacity of the health care system to serve those who will suffer with the most severe disease from COVID-19.
- If you have questions or immediate needs related to COVID-19, you can:
- Text COVID19 to 211-211,
- Visit 211Wisconsin.org, or
- Call 211.
Call volumes are high, please be patient and try to use the text or online options first.
- If you are experiencing signs and symptoms of COVID-19, please call your health care provider.