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Free Community Based COVID-19 Testing

PRESS RELEASE

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: December 11, 2020 0800

CONTACT: Nick Falley, nfalley@co.grays-harbor.wa.us, (360) 280-1091

Grays Harbor County Public Health COVID-19 Incident Management Team (IMT) will be operating a community based COVID-19 testing site this weekend. The site will be at Olympic Stadium in Hoquiam Saturday, December 12 and Sunday, December 13 from 9 AM until 2 PM.

Olympic Stadium CBTS

There are no restrictions to be tested for COVID-19 during this community based testing. This testing site is open to anyone who needs or wants a COVID-19 test. People under the age of 18 are required to be accompanied by an adult. A valid phone number and address will be necessary; however, no identification is required. No questions regarding immigration status will be asked. There are no public restrooms at test site locations. Support for testing is available in both English and Spanish. This site will be both drive-through and walk-up with no appointment required.

This testing operation has been made possible through CARES funding and the acquisition of Community Based Testing equipment by Grays Harbor County Emergency Management. Staffing will consist of members from Grays Harbor County Public Health (IMT) and local volunteers.

If you have any interest in volunteering at a testing site, please contact our bi-lingual call center at (360) 964-1850. They are open Monday through Friday from 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM and Saturday and Sunday from 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM. Grays Harbor COVID-19 updates, including current case counts, are available at healthygh.org.

This press release is also available in Spanish at: Gratis pruebas COVID-19 para la comunidad — Grays Harbor County Public Health & Social Services (healthygh.org)