Coronavirus: Public Health free walk-up testing underway

Free walk-up coronavirus testing will be available today at the Montgomery County Fairgrounds in Jefferson Twp.

Public Health - Dayton & Montgomery County is offering testing from noon to 5 p.m. at the fairgrounds, 645 Infirmary Road. A doctor’s order or an appointment are not needed to be tested, however, those interested can pre-register here.

ExploreThis week in coronavirus numbers: Over 60,000 new cases, 400 dead

Pop-up testing is not for people who previously tested positive or have test results pending, according to Public Health. It also is not to be used for documenting a negative test result so an individual can return to work.

Anyone with questions can contact Public Health at 937-225-6217.

As of Monday, Ohio has recorded 421,063 total cases of coronavirus, according to the state health department. Montgomery County has reported 22,521 total cases, the fourth highest for any county in Ohio.

ExploreMontgomery County surpasses 20,000 coronavirus cases weeks after hitting 10,000

Last week, the Ohio Department of Health announced that Montgomery County moved up to alert level 4, along with Lake and Lorain counties. It is the first time the county has been at the state’s most severe alert level.

About the Author