Free COVID-19 testing held Wednesdays at CCTC



Beginning today, the public can receive free and painless COVID-19 testing at a drive-through site at Central Carolina Technical College, 506 N. Guignard Drive, in Sumter.

The site is open Wednesday through Sunday from 11 a.m. and 7 p.m. and provides near-nasal swab testing to diagnose active coronavirus infections.

Appointments are strongly recommended. Visit to register and make an appointment. By registering, individuals can schedule appointments, access customer support and receive their results.

Testing is provided by TourHealth in partnership with the state of South Carolina. TourHealth is a partnership with NIC Inc., Impact Health Inc. and Next Marketing leveraging 80 years of combined experience and bringing together industry leaders in digital solutions, health care and logistics. In addition to South Carolina, TourHealth currently has four testing locations in south Florida, where more than 120,000 people have been tested since early August, and provides testing for students, faculty and staff at the University of Mississippi.

"As South Carolina's digital solutions partner, we are dedicated to helping the state keep residents and visitors safe during the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond," said Corinne Holland, general manager of NIC South Carolina. "TourHealth is directly aligned with NIC's mission of making essential government services, in this case vital coronavirus testing, more accessible for people across the country."