City of Racine COVID-19 Testing Resumes
As cases surge, testing resumes, moved from Cesar Chavez to Festival Hall due to demand.
City of Racine – Today, City of Racine Public Health Administrator Dottie-Kay Bowersox announced that National Guard COVID-19 testing will resume this Thursday, November 5th, from 9am to 5pm. However, the location is changing from the Cesar Chavez Community Center to Festival Hall to accommodate anticipated long line as COVID-19 cases continue to surge in the County.
“As the number of positive cases continues to climb, the Health Department anticipates there will be an increased demand for community testing. We are moving the testing site to Festival Hall because it is the only location in the City that handle the traffic and lines of cars we expect to see. As cases surge, I urge the community take advantage of the testing as it is available,” said Dottie-Kay Bowersox, Public Health Administrator for the City of Racine.
Testing in the City of Racine details are as follows:
- When: Each Thursday, November 5 – December 10 – No testing offered Thursday, November 26
- Time: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
- Where: Festival Hall – 5 Fifth Street, Racine, WI 53402 – ENTER FROM ELEVENTH AND MAIN
As a reminder, National Guard testing is drive through with a walk-up option. Testing is free of charge and open to anyone. You do not have to be symptomatic to get tested.
About the City of Racine
With a population of 78,000, Racine, Wisconsin is the fifth largest municipality in the state of Wisconsin. It is home to manufacturing businesses that enjoy world-wide reputations, SC Johnson, CNH Industrial, Twin Disc, Modine, and In-Sink-Erator among them. Racine is also home to diverse cultures, a thriving downtown, and world-class beaches along the shores of Lake Michigan.