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Citizens Bank Park will serve as a coronavirus testing site beginning Friday, March 20.

City officials warn that service will be slow.

Obviously, there will be no games at the Phillies' home stadium through at least mid-May.

The tests will run from at 2 p.m. until 6 p.m., Philadelphia Office of Emergency Management spokesman Jeff Kolakowski said.

First in line will be health care workers showing symptoms of the virus, including fever and a dry cough.

People 50 and older who have symptoms will be next in line after that, though the criteria could change, the commissioner said.

Mayor Jim Kenney's office said bringing a government ID, a health care facility ID or an insurance card will not be required, but it could make testing easier.

No appointment is necessary, but city leaders warn the process will be time-consuming and some might be turned away.

NBC10 contributed to this report.

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