Free COVID-19 testing in Portage County on June 10
For the City Times
PORTAGE COUNTY – In response to the COVID-19 outbreak, the Wisconsin National Guard will offer free drive-through COVID-19 testing on June 10.
Drive-up testing will be available at Portage County Health and Human Services, in the back parking lot, at 817 Whiting Ave., Stevens Point, on June 10, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m., in which a nasal swab test will be conducted.
Testing is offered to all Portage County and Wisconsin residents ages five and older who think they may have been exposed to COVID-19, or, are demonstrating one or more of the following symptoms: fever, cough, loss of taste/smell, shortness of breath, sore throat, fatigue, body aches, diarrhea, vomiting, nausea, chills, or muscle aches.
Testing is targeted for those who think they may have been exposed at the following Portage County businesses from May 30-June 4 at Papa Joe’s Bar, Len Dudas Motors, The Final Score, Partners Pub and Grill, Silver Coach Restaurant, Amber Grill, and the Anytime Fitness in Plover.
No appointment is necessary, and testing is offered on a first-come, first-served basis. Generally, test results are known within 48 hours of samples being submitted. Participants will be asked to provide a current address, identify county of residence, a phone number, and answer screening questions.
Ascension Medical Group, Aspirus- Stevens Point Campus, and Marshfield Clinic continue to offer testing opportunities.