Woonsocket – May 28, 2020
An expanded testing site at Thundermist Health Center (450 Clinton Street, Woonsocket) will increase the availability of COVID-19 testing in the City of Woonsocket. The site has drive-through and walk-up access and the availability to test up to 170 people per day. You do not need to be a patient of Thundermist Health Center. You must have an appointment.
Thundermist President/CEO Jeanne LaChance stated, “Thundermist is proud to expand testing to our Woonsocket neighbors in a safe environment. Our mission is to meet the needs of the communities we serve with care, compassion, and cultural competence. We do that every day and throughout this crisis.”
Testing is done in tents outside of Thundermist’s building at 450 Clinton Street, Woonsocket. Patients must schedule an appointment by calling (401) 767-4100. Only people with symptoms of COVID-19 will be tested. There is not out-of-pocket cost for testing. No one will be asked about immigration status.
Thundermist Health Center is a full-service primary care provider with dental and behavioral health services. The non-profit community health center aims to improve the health of patients and communities by delivering exceptional health care, removing barriers to that care, and advancing healthy lifestyles. Thundermist has locations in West Warwick, Woonsocket, and South County. The organization cares for patients regardless of insurance and ability to pay. In 2019, Thundermist cared for more than 51,000 patients.