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Wisconsin National Guard has processed almost half a million COVID-19 tests

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Posted at 3:46 PM, Sep 21, 2020
and last updated 2020-09-21 16:46:15-04

MADISON — The Wisconsin National Guard says it has processed almost a half a million COVID-19 tests since the pandemic hit the state last Spring.

A spokesperson said in a release Monday they expect to pass 500,000 tests sometime this week.

The Guard also announced its testing sites across the state for the week of Sep. 21-27. Those are:

  • Adams County: One team will operate a community-based testing site Sep. 23 at the Adams Fire Department in Adams.
  • Bayfield County: One team will operate a community-based testing site Sep. 25 at the Iron River Community Center in Iron River.
  • Dane County: Multiple teams established a community-based testing site May 11 at the Madison’s Alliant Energy Center and has collected more than 179,000 specimens as of Sep. 21. This site typically is open Monday through Saturday.
  • Dodge County:A team will gather specimens Sep. 21-22 at the Dodge Correctional Institution and Sep. 24 at the John Burke Correctional Center.
  • Douglas County:A team will gather specimens Sep. 24 at the Gordon Correctional Center.
  • Grant County: One team will operate a community-based testing site Sep. 23 at the Grant County Fairgrounds in Lancaster.
  • Jefferson County:One team will operate a community-based testing site Sep. 25-26 at the Jefferson County Fair Park in Jefferson.
  • Juneau County: A team will gather specimens Sep. 22-23 at a Wisconsin Department of Health Services facility in Mauston.
  • Kenosha County:A team will gather specimens Sep. 24 at the Kenosha Correctional Center.
  • La Crosse County:One team will operate a community-based testing site Sep. 21 at the Health & Human Services Building in La Crosse.
  • Milwaukee County:Three teams established a community-based testing site May 11 at 2701 S. Chase Avenue (UMOS) and has collected over 88,000 specimens as of Sep. 21. Two teams established a Milwaukee community-based collection site June 1 at Custer Stadium at 4300 W. Fairmount Avenue and has collected over 35,000 specimens as of Sep. 21. Both sites typically operate Monday through Saturday.
  • Outagamie County: A team will gather specimens Sep. 24 at the Sanger Powers Correctional Center.
  • Portage County:One team will gather specimens at a community-based testing site Sep. 22 at the Portage County Health Services building in Portage.
  • Saint Croix County:One team will collect specimens Sep. 24 at the St. Croix Correctional Center.
  • Sawyer County: A team will gather specimens Sep. 24 at the Flambeau Correctional Center.
  • Trempealeau County: One team will operate a community-based testing site Sep. 26 in Galesville.
  • Waukesha County: One team will operate a community-based testing site on multiple days in September at the Waukesha County Expo Center. Events are scheduled for Sep. 1, 8, 14-15, 21-22 and 28-29. The team has collected over 1,300 specimens as of Sep. 21.
  • Winnebago County:One team operates a community-based testing site Sep. 1 to Dec. 31 at the Sunnyview Expo Center in Oshkosh and has collected over 7,800 specimens as of Sep. 21. A team will gather specimens Sep. 24 at the Winnebago Correctional Center and the Drug Abuse Correctional Center.

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