Lorain County Health & Dentistry to provide free rapid tests in Lorain – The Morning Journal

Lorain County Health & Dentistry, a community health center, will hold an additional coronavirus pandemic Community-wide Testing Event.

It will take place from 8 a.m. to noon, Jan. 9, at 1205 Broadway in Lorain.

The event is free and open to anyone, according to a news release. There is no age restriction and no doctor’s note is needed.

Lorain County Health & Dentistry will use the COVID-19 Rapid (antigen) Test, the release said.

Those desiring a rapid test will drive through the testing area and remain in their vehicle to receive the nasal swab test through an open window.

No walk-ups will be permitted.

Lorain Auxiliary police will assist with traffic control.

Entrance to the testing area will be from Broadway heading north.

“Lorain County Health & Dentistry held a community-wide COVID-19 Rapid Test event on Jan. 3,” said Stephanie Wiersma, Lorain County Health & Dentistry president and CEO.