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Pop-up COVID-19 testing headed to Wayne County

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Posted at 4:06 PM, Dec 30, 2020
and last updated 2020-12-30 16:06:54-05

WAYNE COUNTY, Ohio — A pop-up COVID-19 test site is coming to Wayne County.

The testing will take place on Jan. 9 from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. at the OARDC campus on Madison Avenue.

“Pop-up testing for COVID-19 is an effective tool for public health officials and first responders to protect our community. By being proactive and conducting mass testing events, we can quickly identify community members that are asymptomatic carriers or have mild symptoms that may not normally be tested. This early identification will allow those citizens to self-isolate and minimize the potential of unknowingly spreading the virus to our families and friends," Wooster Division of Fire Chief Barry Saley said.

Testing is free and will be available on a first-come-first-serve basis.

For more information, call the Wayne County Emergency Management Agency at 330-262-9817.

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