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Community COVID-19 Testing Event Is Happening Friday And Saturday In Springfield

Credit CDC

A free COVID-19 testing event is being held Friday and Saturday, October 2 and 3, in Springfield.

The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services and Missouri National Guard are holding the community testing at Second Baptist Church, 3111 E. Battlefield Friday from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Saturday from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.  It’s open to any Missouri resident with or without symptoms of COVID-19.

Registration is required at mo.health.gov/communitytest.

The event in Greene County is one of eight being held around the state.  More than 50 have been held so far.  They’re funded with CARES Act money. 

The only requirement to take part is Missouri residency.  

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Michele Skalicky has worked at KSMU since the station occupied the old white house at National and Grand. She enjoys working on both the announcing side and in news and has been the recipient of statewide and national awards for news reporting. She likes to tell stories that make a difference. Michele enjoys outdoor activities, including hiking, camping and leisurely kayaking.