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Similar testing events are taking place statewide to determine readiness of the state to continue re-opening efforts.
The test at this event is a point-in-time test, according to a city news release. If people were tested in the early stages of the infection while incubating the virus or exposed to the virus after they were previously tested, they could then later test positive for COVID-19. Therefore, those that have previously tested negative are invited to be tested again.
The goal of the event is test 1,000 people. There is no cost and health insurance is not processed.
Testing will be an oral swab. Antibody testing will not be conducted at this event. Those participating in testing must be at least 12 years old. Proof of residency will not be required. The testing process will take about 15 minutes, but wait time in line may be longer.
Those with a positive test will be notified by phone within 24 to 72 hours. Efforts will be made to contact those with a negative result within 72 hours. However, results may take longer, depending on state lab processing.
Health officials are encouraging people to complete online screening questionnaire prior to the event at testreg.nd.gov.
For questions related to COVID-19, the public can call the NDDoH hotline at (866) 207-2880 from
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