3 New screening locations open in Albuquerque, Rio Rancho

Coronavirus New Mexico

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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – Optum New Mexico has announced that it is providing drive-thru COVID-19 screening at 3 of their locations.

Call Optum New Mexico COVID-19 Triage line at 505-232-1010 where a team of Registered Nurses will determine if you should get tested.

  • Journal Center Urgent Care, located at 5150 Journal Center Blvd., NE, Albuquerque, NM 87109
    • Monday-Friday from 7 a.m. – 7 p.m. and 
    • Saturday-Sunday from 7 a.m. – 5 p.m.  
  • Tramway Family Practice, located at 13701 Encantado Rd., NE, Albuquerque, NM 87123
    • Monday-Friday from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
  • Rio Rancho Family Practice, located at 1721 Rio Rancho Blvd., SE, Rio Rancho, NM 87124
    • Monday-Friday from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

“If you are concerned that you have COVID-19 or have been exposed to it, we strongly recommend that you get tested,” said Dr. Ryan Tyner, Chief Medical Officer for Optum New Mexico.  

Optum New Mexico is a physician-led, multi-specialty medical group serving the greater Albuquerque area. The medical group has 160 clinicians working in 12 locations across the Albuquerque area.


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