(June 17, 2020, Westover, MD) The Somerset County Health Department will hold a free drive through COVID-19 testing event on June 30, 2020 at 8928 Sign Post Road, Westover, MD. Testing hours are 3:00 – 5:00 pm. Walk ups are also welcome. No appointment or doctor’s referral needed. Individuals are urged to pre-register to save time the day of the testing. To pre-register, call 443-523-1920 during regular business hours. Interpreters will be on site if needed. The tests are a nasal swab which is a little bigger than a Q-tip.
COVID continues to be a serious health issue and residents need to continue to take precautions to protect themselves. Hand washing, sanitizing surfaces, wearing face coverings, avoiding crowds and practicing physical distancing are still the best ways to protect oneself and their family from the virus.
This press release is also to inform all members of the media that this drive-thru medical clinic will not be open for any form of media coverage. The Somerset County Health Department believes the protection and the privacy of those being tested is paramount. We are asking you to please provide our patients the same level of privacy.
For information on COVID-19, visit the Maryland Department of Health at www.coronavirus.maryland.gov or the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention at www.cdc.gov/coronavirus or at the Somerset County Health Department’s website at www.somersethealth.org or through social media on Facebook (@somersethealth), Instagram (Somersethealthmd) or Twitter (@somersethdmd).
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