Gov. Tony Evers announces additional coronavirus testing events

Posted at 12:43 PM, May 03, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-03 13:43:28-04

WISCONSIN — On Sunday, Gov. Tony Evers announced several new COVID-19 testing events happening this week.

The events take place in northwest Wisconsin through May 14. Each site is open to anyone experiencing COVID-19 symptoms.

These events and sites are a part of a plan to track the virus within our communities and get our economy back. The new events are as follows:

May 3-4 Drive-thru testing

St. Croix Casino Turtle Lake Campground
122 Tamarack St.
Turtle Lake, WI 54889
9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

May 5 Drive-thru testing

Burnett and Polk Counties, St. Croix Tribe:

Burnett County Highway Shop
8150 State Road 70
Siren, WI 54872
9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

May 6 Drive-thru testing

Douglas and Washburn Counties:

Solon Springs Community Center
11523 Business Highway 53
Solon Springs, WI
10 a.m. to 7 p.m.

May 7 Drive-thru testing

Bad River Tribe and Ashland County:

Lake Superior Elementary School
1101 Binsfield Rd
Ashland, WI 54806
11 a.m. to 7 p.m.

May 8 Drive-thru testing

Pierce and St. Croix Counties:

Western WI Health
1100 Bergslien St.
Baldwin, WI 54022
11 a.m. to 7 p.m.

May 9 Drive-thru testing

Pierce and St. Croix Counties:

St. Croix Valley Business Innovation Center
1091 Sutherland Ave.
River Falls, WI 54022
9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

May 10-11 Drive-thru testing

Dunn and Eau Claire Counties:
CVTC/Prevea Health
617 W. Clairemont Ave
Eau Claire, WI 54701
May 10: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. May 11: 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.

May 13 Drive-thru testing

Chippewa, Clark, & Taylor Counties:

Thorp High School
605 S. Clark St.
Thorp, WI 54771
11a.m. to 7 p.m.

May 14 Drive-thru testing

Chippewa and Rusk Counties:

Rusk County Fairgrounds
Rusk County Fairgrounds Rd.
Ladysmith, WI 54848
11 a.m. to 7 p.m.

The governor is expected to announce even more testing events and sites within the coming days.

Part of the Badger Bounce Back Program is to be able to test everyone who is showing symptoms. These sites are a part of that plan.

If you are experiencing any symptoms of COVID-19, you are urged to contact your health care provider and get tested at one of the testing sites.

Symptoms of COVID-19 include the following:

  • Fever, defined as a measured temperature greater than 100.4°F
  • Subjective fever, for example if a person feels unusually warm to the touch, or reports sensations similar to previous experiences of fever
  • Cough
  • Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
  • Sore throat
  • Headache
  • Chills or rigors (repetitive shaking chills)
  • Muscle aches (myalgia)
  • New loss of taste or smell

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