Clay County to extend free COVID tests into this week

Monday, November 23, 2020

The Clay County Health Department, in cooperation with the Indiana State Department of Health, will continue to offer free COVID-19 testing four days this week to any Clay County residences.

The test site will be held in Brazil's Forest Park Cow Palace on:

• Tuesday, November 24 - 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

• Wednesday, November 25 - 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

• Thursday, November 26 - CLOSED

• Friday, November 27 - 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

• Saturday, November 28 - 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

This COVID-19 test is free to the public and Clay County Residents can drive through or walk up.

Clay County Health Department is located at 18 N. Walnut St., Brazil, IN 47834.

Please follow the posted signs. No appointments are necessary for Indiana residents you will need to provide a state of Indiana driver’s license, Indiana issued ID card or proof of residency such as a water bill, phone bill. This will be a nasopharyngeal swab test. This test is confidential and you should receive your results in 3 to 5 days.

People who should be tested are those who are at risk with the following health conditions:

• Over age 65

• Diabetic

• Obesity

• High blood pressure

• Heart or lung issues or any other underlying health conditions

Those being tested need to take 15 to 20 minutes to fill out the information paperwork and receive the test.

If you have questions please contact the Clay County Health Department at (812) 448-9021.

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