Help Increase Community Based Testing

Help Douglas County Increase Community Based Testing Numbers; Keep Businesses Open
Posted on 08/31/2020
Help Douglas County Increase Community Based Testing Numbers; Keep Businesses Open

Minden NV- Are you not showing COVID-19 symptoms? We are asking for your help! Carson City Health and Human Services is continuing to conduct community-based drive-thru COVID-19 testing for Quad-County residents who are asymptomatic.

Testing is a state requirement. So far, three testing events have taken place in Douglas County, the first two were over 400 people with the third dropping to under 125. Other places are seeing a decline in testing numbers as well, but we can do better. Please help us keep our testing numbers up in order to keep our businesses open. There is no limit to the number of times you can come test.

To be tested, an individual must reside in one of the following areas: Carson City, Douglas County, Lyon County or Storey County. Please bring your ID to the testing event.

The test is free, no insurance information will be collected. Tests are available on a first come, first served basis, there are no appointments or reservations.

Upcoming Douglas County Community Based Testing:

September 11, 2020
4pm-6pm
East Fork Fire Station 12
3620 N. Sunridge Drive, Carson City

September 24, 2020
8am-11am
East Fork Fire Station 12
3620 N. Sunridge Drive, Carson City

This is the COVID-19 test that detects the virus in your system at the time of testing. A negative result does not mean an individual will not contract the virus later or if they have already had the virus. If you were tested, you will receive a call with your results.

Come October, the COVID testing will continue, but it will be in conjunction with a flu vaccination clinic. Bad flu seasons decrease healthcare system availability. The goal is to keep people out of the hospital.

Testing will occur periodically; dates and locations will be announced as they become available. To view regional upcoming testing events, visit Carson City Health and Human Service's website.

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