Health officials to conduct free COVID-19 testing in Craig County Tuesday evening


A member of the Bundeswehr takes a coronavirus test on a woman from Warendorf at a corona smear site in Oelde, Germany, Thursday, June 25, 2020 Because of the corona outbreak at the meat producer T’nnies in Rheda-Wiedenbr’ck, many people from the area cannot easily escape on holiday: In several popular regions at home and abroad, negative tests are demanded of them. (Guido Kirchner/dpa via AP)

CRAIG COUNTY, Va. (WFXR) — On Tuesday evening, health officials are set to hold free coronavirus testing for members of the Craig County community.

According to the Roanoke City and Alleghany Health Districts, the event will take place at the Craig County Health Center at 226 Market Street in New Castle from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, June 30.

The site is open to the public and will offer free, confidential testing on a first come, first serve basis, health officials say.

The health districts say the tests that will be used at Tuesday’s event are diagnostic tests to identify current infections.

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