MOVHD REGIONAL COVID-19 REPORT - Calhoun Has 8-10 Active Cases, Free Drive-thru COVID Testing Available

Parkersburg, WV October 7, 2020 – The Mid-Ohio Valley Health in collaboration with WV Department of Health and Human Resources, West Virginia National Guard, and the Herbert Henderson Office of Minority Affairs will be holding free Drive-Thru COVID testing. The event will be held at the South Parkersburg Baptist Church, 1655 Blizzard Drive in Parkersburg.

Anyone wishing to be tested can come on Friday, October 9 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. or Saturday, October 10 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. To speed the process, individuals can pre-register at the Ipsum Lab website:

By pre-registering, you will be able to access the website to find your results once the swab is processed.

WVDHHR is reporting 28 total cases in Calhoun, two more than the MOVHD report, which indicates Calhoun has 8-10 active cases.

Across the region the case information current as of 9 a.m. October 7 are as follows:

A probable is treated like a positive and asked to isolate. A probable is someone that has not been tested but presents with symptoms and has been exposed to a confirmed case or has a positive antigen result.

MOVHD encourages individuals to be cautious when travelling and to remember that the everyone should wear masks when inside a place of business unless health restricts the use of a face covering. Mid-Ohio Valley Health Department 211 Sixth Street Parkersburg, WV 26101.

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