Genesis Healthcare System expands COVID-19 testing & treatment

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ZANESVILLE, Ohio– Genesis FirstCare has expanded its COVID-19 testing capabilities with the assistance of the Ohio National Guard.

Testing hours have now been extended to 11 p.m., Monday through Friday. Genesis FirstCare, 2800 Maple Ave., Zanesville, can provide testing at the drive-through tent Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 11 p.m., and Saturday and Sunday, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Regular operating hours continue for the Genesis HealthPlex and patients arriving at Genesis FirstCare for non-COVID-19 care needs. 

Genesis also announced that beginning Saturday, Jan. 8, Genesis Primary Care is opening on the weekends in January to offer care for non-life-threatening illnesses, including COVID-19, flu and strep testing.

Located at 751 Forest Ave., Suite 401, Zanesville, Kendra Connel, APRN-CNP, will provide care to patients.

Appointments are not needed; walk-ins are welcome from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays in January.

For more information about COVID-19 testing, treatment and vaccines, visit

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