COVID-19 Community Specimen Collection Site on May 13th in Thorp

Clark, Chippewa, and Taylor Counties have partnered to conduct a COVID-19 Community Specimen Collection Site on May 13th in Thorp. The testing will take place from 11:00 AM until 7:00 PM at Thorp High School, 605 South Clark Street, Thorp, WI 54771.

The National Guard will be providing drive through style COVID-19 nasal swab testing. Any Wisconsin resident 5 years and older with at least one 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 can get tested.

Testing is free, but tests are limited. Participants will be asked to provide a current address, county of residence, and phone number when they arrive for testing. After their testing, people are instructed to go directly home.

Test results will be provided via phone by the National Guard or the Public Health Department in a timely manner.

For questions about the event, please call the Clark County Health Department at 715-743-5105 and select option 9 for the COVID-19 line, 2-1-1, or 877-947-2211 for non-WI area codes.

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