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Vets Hall Selected as Covid-19 Testing Location

Nevada County has announced the location of its Covid-19 testing site, which is one of 80 being provided to rural parts of the state. County Administrative Analyst Taylor Wolfe says it will be by appointment only, at the Grass Valley Veterans Building, beginning tomorrow…

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The state and local health departments are partnering with a company called OptumServe to provide about a hundred tests a day. There are som e criteria, and you will be asked a few questions when you sign up for an appointment. The tests are free to those who qualify, and uninsured and underinsured people are eligible. Taylor says the appointments are designed to keep traffic at a minimum…

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There will also be a site in Kings Beach, for Eastern Nevada County residents. Governor Newsom announced the testing sites last week. Appointments are being taken now. The number to call is 888-634-1123, or you can visit www.lhi.care/covidtesting.

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