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Posted: September 7, 2021

APS Stadium Now a COVID Testing Site

Nusenda Community Stadium now serves as a drive-thru testing site six days a week.

  • The drive-thru testing site is open from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Saturday.
  • Appointments are required. Book now
  • The self-collected test is conducted with shallow nasal swabs (the swab is inserted about half an inch into the nostril.)
  • The test is administered by Curative.  
  • Nusenda Community Stadium is located at 1601 Arroyo Vista Blvd. NW. 

Map to COVID Testing Site at Nusenda Community Stadium 

 

Visit the New Mexico Department of Health's test site locator for more testing sites.

Who Should Get Tested

It is recommended that students and families get tested For COVID-19 if they have been in close contact with someone who has tested positive. A "close contact" is someone who has a cumulative exposure of 15 minutes or more within six feet of a confirmed COVID case.  

Please note: Students and families who don't have COVID symptoms are asked to either visit a COVID testing site like the one at Nusenda Community Stadium or take a home testPlease don't go to urgent care centers or hospital emergency rooms if you are asymptomatic (not experiencing symptoms). Tests aren't offered for asymptomatic individuals at these sites. You will be directed elsewhere, which will be inconvenient and may cause a delay in getting test results.

COVID Symptoms 

  • Fever
  • Sore throat, runny nose, congestion
  • New frequent, dry cough (for students with chronic allergies/asthma, a change in baseline cough)
  • Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
  • Diarrhea, vomiting
  • Loss of taste or smell
  • New onset of headache
  • Fatigue or muscle or body aches

If a student or family member is exhibiting symptoms, it is recommended that they call their healthcare provider or the COVID-19 Hotline at 1-855-600-3453, press 8. You must call before going to your doctor's office, clinic, urgent care, or emergency room so that they can prepare for your arrival.