COVID-19 Rapid Testing Clinics Planned In County

The Chautauqua County Health Department reports that free COVID-19 testing will be provided in Dunkirk and Jamestown throughout the month of December.

Dunkirk Testing Site Details

Location: Murphy Training Center, Dunkirk Training Grounds, 665 Brigham Road, Dunkirk

Dates: Tuesday, Dec. 9, 9 a.m .to 2 p.m., Tuesday, Dec. 15, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Jamestown Testing Site Details

Location: Taylor Training Center, Jamestown Training Grounds, 240 Harrison St., Jamestown

Dates: Thursday, Dec. 10, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 17, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

COVID-19 testing is available to any Chautauqua County resident who wants to be tested and is free. Appointments are required; walk-in testing is not available.

Registration will open on Monday each week at 9 a.m. Visit the Chautauqua County Health Department website to access the online registration links: https://chqgov.com/public-health/covid-19-testing-sites

The quickest way to get an appointment is to schedule your appointment online. If you do not have internet access, you may call 1-866-604-6789 during normal business hours (Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.) for scheduling assistance. However, due to current call volume, it may be take some time to get through to a scheduler, and testing appointments fill up quickly. Messages left over the weekend will not be responded to.

“We have had many no-shows during recent testing events. Please be considerate to others who need a COVID-19 test by only reserving a test if you are sure you can keep your appointment,” said health officials.

Stop the spread of COVID-19: Wear a mask; maintain a social distance of 6 feet; wash your hands often.


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