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Posted on: August 25, 2020

Free COVID-19 Testing in Bloomington Sept. 1

The following press release was recently issued by the City of Bloomington. You must register for an appointment to be tested at the event.

Bloomington, Minnesota, Aug. 21, 2020 – State and local health officials will offer free COVID-19 testing in Bloomington Sept. 1.

  • Tuesday, Sept. 1 at Kennedy High School
  • Testing is free and available to anyone who wants to be tested. The testing site will be set up in the parking lot outside the school’s main entrance.
  • Those who drive to the event will not be required to exit their vehicle at any time.
  • Walk-up testing will also be available for pedestrians or those arriving via public transportation.

Anyone who wants to be tested is encouraged to come, even if they don’t have symptoms of COVID-19. No insurance or identification is needed.

Pre-registration is required for a time slot. Visit primarybio.com/r/bloomington for more information and to sign up for an appointment.

Those who are unable to sign up online or need interpretation can call 1-855-612-0677 for assistance.

This testing will offer critical insight into the degree of COVID-19 spread in the area. While many who contract COVID-19 experience mild or even no symptoms, some suffer life-threatening complications. All who contract the virus are contagious. The results of this testing will provide data to guide future efforts to combat COVID-19 and protect those who are most vulnerable to serious complications.

Event Details

  • Date: Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2020
  • Time: 11 a.m. - 7 p.m.
  • Location: Kennedy High School, 9701 Nicollet Ave.
    • Public vehicle entrance: Parking lot off East 98th Street
    • Public pedestrian entrance: Those arriving on foot should proceed to the check in/registration table near the school’s main entrance.
  • Registration link

Partners

  • Bloomington Public Health Division
  • Bloomington Public Schools
  • Children’s Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota
  • City of Bloomington
  • City of Edina
  • City of Richfield
  • Minnesota Department of Health
  • PICA/Head Start
  • State Emergency Operations Center

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