Youngstown, OH (July 6, 2020) –On Friday, July 10th from 10:00am-4:00pm, ONE Health Ohio will be offering drive-thru testing to the Youngstown Community ages 10 years old and up. For all pre-registered patients, testing will be available at RISE Recovery located at 3132 Belmont Ave. Youngstown, OH 44505. All pre- registered participants should have their ID and insurance card available to present upon arrival. Your insurance will be billed for the COVID-19 test, but the test to the patient is free. COVID-19 is a respiratory disease that spreads from person to person that can pose a serious health risk with manifestations ranging from mild to severe disease. Common symptoms include but are not limited to; cough shortness of breath, fever, chills, rigors, myalgia, headache, sore throat, and loss of smell or taste.
Pre-registration ends at 12pm on Thursday July 9th. Anyone interested in COVID-19 testing on Friday, July 10th should contact Deb Stanovcak, RN at 330-884-6122. Preregistration is required as space and testing is limited.
“ONE Health Ohio and RISE Recovery will have several upcoming COVID-19 testing clinics so that our community health center patients and surrounding vulnerable communities have increased access to testing over the coming weeks” says Dr. Maria Kowal, MD, Chief Medical Officer at ONE Health Ohio.
“We are ramping up efforts to identify, isolate, and contact trace people with the disease. Testing is a vital part of understanding the scale of the outbreak and how it is unfolding. The data will help us develop a better picture of the epidemiology and course of this disease.”