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Spike In Cases Expected With More Testing

With a state coronavirus testing now underway, the work really begins for county health officials. The testing site at the Grass Valley Veterans Building opened this morning, and is expected to conduct about a hundred tests per day. Nevada County Public Health Director of Nursing Cindy Wilson says more tests will mean more positive outcomes…

Listen to Cindy Wilson 1

Wilson says the next step is contact tracing, which starts with asking the patient about people they’ve been in contact with…

Listen to Cindy Wilson 2

For those who are interested in getting tested, Wilson says the tests are now available for those who have shown mild symptoms such as a cough or fever, but were well enough to stay out of the hospital. Test results are expected within a couple of days.


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