The City of Racine COVID-19 Testing At Festival Hall Extended Into February
WI National Guard extended to at Festival Hall to help ensure continued access to testing
City of Racine – Today, City of Racine Public Health Administrator Dottie-Kay Bowersox announced that National Guard COVID-19 testing at Festival Hall has been extended until February 10th. Hours will continue to be Mondays and Thursdays from Noon until 6pm.
In a statement Dottie-Kay Bowersox, the Public Health Administrator for the City of Racine had this to say:
“We are grateful that the Wisconsin Department of Health Services has agreed to extend the free testing site at Festival Hall through February 10th. As testing supplies have become harder find though out the community, having the continued support of the National Guard helps us to continue to provide equitable access to COVID-19 testing for our residents. It is critically important that the community access the right resources at the right locations. In order to protect the staff and the resources of our hospital systems, rather than going to emergency rooms for a COVID-19 test, please consider other locations, like Festival Hall. Remember, the best way to make sure you stay out of the hospital if become, COVID-19 positive, is to be fully vaccinated and boosted. Please visit vaccinateracine.org to find a vaccination location.”
Specific testing dates are:
- Thursday, January 27th, Noon to 6pm
- Monday, January 31st, Noon to 6pm
- Thursday, February 3rd, Noon to 6pm
- Monday, February 7th, Noon to 6pm
- Thursday, February 10th, Noon to 6pm
As a reminder, pre-registration is strongly encouraged at register.covidconnect.wi.gov to save time at the test site. Testing is free of charge and open to anyone 12 months or older (parent/guardian must accompany minors). You do not have to be symptomatic to get tested.