Wood County Health Department to host drive-through COVID testing Aug. 12
For the City Times
WOOD COUNTY – Wood County Health Department, with assistance from the Wisconsin National Guard, will host drive-through style COVID-19 nasal swab testing in Wisconsin Rapids on Aug. 12, 11 a.m. – 7 p.m.
The event will be held at the Lincoln High School, 1801 16th St. South, Wisconsin Rapids.
The event is open to the community and appointments are not necessary.
“Be prepared to provide a current address, county of residence, and phone number when you arrive for testing,” a department release said. “Testing at this event will be free and is open to any Wisconsin resident experiencing symptoms. Anyone five years and older with any current symptom: fever, cough, loss of taste/smell, shortness of breath, sore throat, fatigue, body aches, diarrhea, vomiting or nausea, chills, and/or muscle aches is eligible for testing. Testing is also open to individuals with known exposure to a person who has tested positive for COVID-19. In an effort to save time, there will be the ability to register online for testing on your phone after arriving. If you do not register online, you will still be tested. National Guard staff will register you.”
For update information from the county, visit http://woodwi.maps.arcgis.com/apps/opsdashboard/index.html#/da7f0d6815494e4b85e614e042671b14.