Priority groups to receive free COVID-19 tests on Fridays

Priority groups are encouraged to pre-register for a test.
Covid 19

FARGO, N.D.–The Red River Valley COVID-19 Task Force will begin providing free COVID-19 tests to priority groups on Fridays.

The priority groups involve anyone who is at a higher risk of exposure or anyone who lives in a setting that may be vulnerable to the virus. Anyone who fits the following categories is considered a priority group:

  • Individuals with a confirmed or potential exposure to a positive COVID-19 case.
  • Healthcare workers providing direct care to patients.
  • Individuals in work environments where it is difficult to maintain the recommended physical distance of 6 feet from co-workers and/or customers and where exposure times to co-workers and/or customers are fifteen minutes or more.
  • Individuals with a testing requirement for essential travel.

Priority groups are encouraged to pre-register for a test. Tests will be administered from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Fridays or until supplies run out.

The tests will be administered at Rheault Farm starting September 4.

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