COVID-19 testing site for high-risk individuals created at Oklahoma State Fairground

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OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) – The Oklahoma City-County Health Department is partnering with a private laboratory to test individuals at high risk of contracting COVID-19.

The high risk individuals who will be tested are those who meet the Centers for Disease Control and Health’s “high risk” criteria and include the following:

  • Health care workers
  • First responders
  • Individuals over 65 years old
  • Individuals who are immunocompromised

OCCHD officials established the site at the Oklahoma State Fairgrounds, 3001 General Pershing Blvd., in Oklahoma City, with a limited number of sample kits, according to an OCCHD news release.

“Tests will be administered by appointment only to persons who have a doctor’s referral. Persons who come to the site without a doctor’s referral will not be granted entry. Physicians and hospitals can review the most recent Health Alert Network (HAN) document for information on the referral protocol,” the news release states.

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