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Gravity Diagnostics opens newest of growing COVID testing sites in vacated Sears store in Florence Mall


Gravity Diagnostics, a leader in COVID-19 and other innovative laboratory testing headquartered in Covington, has partnered with the Commonwealth of Kentucky to provide reliable, convenient and quick-turnaround COVID-19 PCR testing in Florence.

Vacated Sears building at Florence Mall — Gravity Diagnostics new testing site

This newest drive-thru location is in the old Sears building at the Florence Mall, which is located at 2028 Florence Mall. The drive-thru is open Monday through Friday from 3-9 p.m.

The launch of this new and exciting site could not have happened without the strong support of the Mayor of the City of Florence, Florence Mall management, the local fire and police departments, and the Northern Kentucky Health Department.

“Our Florence Mall location is ideal for individuals who need to get a COVID-19 test after work or school hours,” says Brian Lawrence, General Manager and Chief Technology Officer of Gravity Diagnostics. “It’s also our only drive-thru site located in a covered building so it’s less likely to close due to weather.”

Gravity has also opened 25 other drive-thru sites within the past year in Kentucky and Indiana. All COVID-19 testing sites are open to anyone and there is no appointment necessary. You can view all testing site locations and schedules at this website page.

Brian Doughty

“We want to give everyone the chance to get back to their normal lives. Our goal is to provide widespread access to reliable and free COVID-19 gold standard PCR testing services,” said Tony Remington, CEO and co-founder of Gravity Diagnostics.

In NKY, Gravity Diagnostics already has testing sites at 302 W. 4th Street, Covington; 2332 Royal Drive, Fort Mitchell. The service is complimentary of the Commonwealth of Kentucky. Hours are Monday-Sunday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

In other news, Gravity has hired Brian Doughty as Vice President of Business Development. He will be responsible for driving success across various sectors with an emphasis on sustainable revenue and execution.

He will plan, manage, direct, administer and coordinate business development projects through partnership and collaboration.


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2 Comments

  1. Julie Robinson says:

    Went to Florence Mall today at 1:55pm and the line was closed with police officer. Website shows open till 5pm yet no one else could get into line to get testing. This is unacceptable if cases are rising in KY yet testing gets cut short !!

  2. Joe Strubel says:

    I got tested last Wednesday 22 Dec I have yet to get my results.

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