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Arkansas Companies to Offer COVID-19 Drive-Thru Testing

Sniffle Health and Natural State Laboratories Will Provide Results in 72 Hours or Less

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (April 1, 2020) – Two Arkansas-based companies are now offering drive-thru testing for COVID-19. The partnership between Sniffle Health, a telemedicine company, and Natural State Laboratories (NSL) will help ease the state’s current testing backlog and significantly decrease the results turnaround time to 72 hours or less.

Now through Saturday, April 11, the two entities will work with licensed health care professionals to screen and administer tests from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. daily at New Life Church at 8000 Crystal Hill Road in North Little Rock off the I-430 exit. In the coming days, NSL will announce additional testing opportunities in Central Arkansas, the Delta and south Arkansas at ar-covid19.com.

“As Arkansas seeks to stem the spread of COVID-19, there’s an urgent need for accurate, fast and affordable testing,” said Ryan Herget, CEO of Sniffle Health. “During this unprecedented time, Sniffle Health is proud to step up and partner with Natural State Laboratories and our state’s health care professionals to provide this essential service.”

Once on site, Arkansans will be asked to provide identification and insurance information, complete a brief questionnaire and schedule an online screening with a Sniffle Health physician. To help ensure as many Arkansans as possible are able to utilize these services, Sniffle will waive its standard $10 booking fee. Patients who are identified as potential COVID-19 cases will be referred for testing by NSL.

“Arkansas’s health care system is under immense stress from COVID-19,” said Steve Harrison, CEO of Natural State Laboratories. “With the help of Sniffle Health and hardworking health care workers, we want to lessen this burden and help meet the demand for expanded coronavirus testing.”

About Sniffle Health

Sniffle was founded in 2018 with the mission to make our communities healthier. Through the Sniffle app, we’re enabling patients to connect with their doctors remotely and receive medical care from anywhere. For more information, visit sniffle.com.

About Natural State Laboratories, LLC

Natural State Laboratories (NSL) is a state-of-the-art molecular and toxicology laboratory locally-owned and operated in North Little Rock, Arkansas. It partners with state leaders, physicians and experts in the medical field to help enhance patient quality outcomes in innovative ways. For more information, visit naturalstatelaboratories.com

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