Dr. Martha Whyte, Regional Director for Louisiana's Office of Public Health, talks with 101.7 / 710 KEEL's Robert J Wright and Erin McCarty about expanded testing for Coronavirus soon to be available in the Shreveport - Bossier area.

Dr. Whyte tells KEEL listeners that drive-through testing will soon be available for first responders, those who are symptomatic and / or high risk at the Walmart on Shreveport Barksdale Highway. The doctor emphasizes that testing is only being done by appointment.

Whyte also details when patients recovering from COVID 19 are considered safe to return to daily activities, including limited interaction with others. Those recovered from the illness are now thought to have some degree of immunity.