Sunday COVID-19 Coverage: Mobile COVID-19 testing for Boone County residents
7:00 p.m.: Mobile COVID-19 testing for Boone County residents
A collaborative COVID-19 testing program between Columbia/Boone County Public Health and Human Services (PHHS), Harry S. Truman Memorial Veterans' Hospital (VA) and MU Health Care and Boone Hospital begins Monday.
According to a release, their goal is to increase testing for individuals that currently are not able to access existing testing sites and those at higher risk.
The mobile testing collaborative will conduct testing in the event of any symptom(s) of acute respiratory infection.
The testing schedule goes as followed:
- Monday, May 4, 8 a.m. - 12 p.m. - Centralia Town Square (275 E Singleton St, Centralia, MO 65240.)
- Wednesday, May 6, 12 p.m. - 4 p.m. - Hallsville high school (421 MO-124, Hallsville, MO 65255.)
- Friday, May 8, 8 a.m. - 12 p.m. - Ashland Baptist Church (203 E Broadway, Ashland, MO 65010.)
- Monday, May 11, 8 a.m. - 12 p.m. - Turning Point (702 Wilkes Blvd, Columbia, MO 65201.)
- Wednesday, May 13, 12 p.m. - 4 p.m. - Paquin Towers (1201 Paquin St, Columbia, MO 65201.)
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