Prisma Health's FREE COVID-19 Testing Event at Benedict Stadium


Friday, June 19, 2020 - Saturday, June 20, 2020
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM


Benedict College's Charles W. Johnson Stadium

Event Details

This free event is open to the public and will provide local communities in the Columbia area access to free drive-up testing and essential supplies to help lessen the risk of exposure to COVID-19.

Please note:

  • You do not need an appointment to get tested
  • You do not need a doctor's order/note to get tested
  • No one will be turned away
  • Please bring your ID

Ride Service Available!

The COMET is offering free dial-a-ride service to persons in need of transportation assistance to attend the FREE COVID-19 Testing Event on Friday, January 19th and Saturday, June 20th 10am-3pm. The event will be held at Benedict College’s Charles W. Johnson Stadium.

The COMET will provide this service, based on scheduling availability, on a first-come-first-served basis. Interested riders are asked to call The COMET advanced reservations line at 803.255.7124 at least 30 minutes in advance to schedule this service. The COMET will pick you up to take you to the testing site and back home if you are within a 10-mile radius of the Benedict College stadium.

Event Partners

Prisma Health logo
Prisma Health 

Benedict College Logo
Benedict College  
Thirdeye Awareness Logo
Charlamagne tha God
City of Columbia logo
City of Columbia and Mayor Steve Benjamin 
Richland County Sheriff's Department

City of Columbia Police Department
Emergency Management Division
SC National Guard logo
South Carolina National Guard
Nephron logo
Nephron Pharmaceuticals
Mr. Seafood logo
Mr. Seafood 

United Way logo

United Way of the Midlands

National Pan-Hellenic

National Pan-Hellenic Council

DMA logo


Dominion Energy

Dominion Energy

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Foot Locker

Monster Energy

Monster Energy

ICM Partners

ICM Partners

Image 360

Image 360

Mario skin care

Mario Badescu Skin Care



Media Partners

Alpha Media: WMFX Fox 102

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WHXT Hot 103.9
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