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​COVID-19 Public Testing Information

Mohegan Sun Pocono Arena at Casey Plaza

255 Highland Park Blvd, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702
Luzerne County

Public testing at the Mohegan Sun Pocono Arena at Casey Plaza is for those who live and work in northeast Pennsylvania, and who have COVID-19 symptoms. It is drive-thru testing site and people will remain in their cars. 
Pre-registration for testing is required one day in advance of testing. No onsite registration is available. Testing is by appointment only.

Driving directions: For those who are registered, the site can be accessed by taking Exit 168 – Highland Park Boulevard from Interstate 81 (northbound or southbound) and following the signs and directions of local officials.

Testing Eligibility

At this site, people eligible for testing include:

  • first responders or health care workers with symptoms
  • patients 65 years or older with symptoms
  • residents with symptoms who live or work in Northeast Pennsylvania

Patients do not need a doctor's prescription to be tested. Secretary of Health Dr. Rachel Levine has signed a standing order for anyone who is registered for testing at the site.

Testing Schedule

  • 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Monday-Saturday; closed on Sunday
    • first responders or health care workers with symptoms
    • patients 65 years or older with symptoms
    • residents with symptoms who live or work in Northeast Pennsylvania

How to Get Tested

  • Determine if you have symptoms of COVID-19Symptoms may appear in as few as two days or as long as 14 days after exposure. Symptoms include:
    • fever
    • cough
    • shortness of breath
    • diarrhea
  • If you have symptomspre-register for testing online or by phone one day of advance of testing. For example, to get tested on Monday, you must pre-register on Sunday. Please do not go to the testing site without pre-registering online or by phone.
    • View the Instructions for Registering for COVID-19 Testing using the online registration system.
    • If you meet the testing requirements, you will receive instructions for making an appointment.
    • If you are unable to register online, you may call 1-877-PA-HEALTH (1-877-724-3258) and a community health nurse will be able to help you register. You will receive a patient number and an appointment time.
  • If you develop any of these emergency warning signs for COVID-19, get medical attention immediately.
    • Emergency warning signs for COVID-19 include:
      • Trouble breathing: gasping for air or cannot talk without catching your breath, unable to speak full sentences
      • Coughing up blood (more than about 1 teaspoon)
      • Bluish lips or face
      • Severe and constant pain or pressure in the chest
      • Severe and constant dizziness or lightheadedness, too weak to stand
      • Acting confused (new or worsening)
      • Unconscious or very difficult to wake up
      • Slurred speech (new or worsening)
      • New seizure or seizures that won't stop
      • This list is not all inclusive. Please consult your medical provider for any other symptoms that are severe or concerning to you.
  • Call 911 if you have a medical emergency: Notify the operator that you have, or think you might have, COVID-19. If possible, put on a cloth face covering before medical help arrives.
  • If you do not have symptoms, follow these directions for self-monitoring for symptoms.

Testing Process

  • Bring your e-mail confirmation to your test appointment at the testing site. For those registering by phone, please bring your patient number with you to the testing site.
  • At the testing site:
    • You will stay in your car.
    • You will be asked to show the registration confirmation that will be e-mailed to you or provide the patient number given to you when registering by phone.
    • You will be asked to blow your nose and discard the tissues in a plastic bag.
    • Test site staff will hand you a test swab.
    • You will swab the inside of each nostril and carefully return the swab to the test-site staff.
  • After testing, you must return and stay home and self-isolate until your test results are available.
  • In 2-3 business days you will receive an e-mail to view your results in the registration portal. If you registered by phone, you will receive a phone call in 2-3 business days with your results.
  • View the COVID-19 Public Testing Process FAQ for more details.

How to Manage Symptoms at Home

Questions? Call 1-877-PA-HEALTH (1-877-724-3258)

Updated 4/23/2020