Jamestown  (CVHD)  Central Valley Health District reports they will hold COVID 19 testing   from 11 am to 12 noon at the Jamestown Civic Center,  using the Rapid Testing, BinaxNow , Thursday  January    21, at 11 am t0 12 noon.

By screening with rapid antigen tests, event attendees will be able to receive their test results within 15 minutes via text notification. The test also is less invasive than a PCR (Polymerase chain reaction) test in that it uses a nasal swab to collect a sample from the lower part of the nostril.

If a person tests positive, they should isolate at home immediately and a case investigator will be in touch with them within 24 hours. If the screening yields a negative result, individuals should continue to monitor for symptoms.

Interested individuals should fill out an online survey at testreg.nd.gov for faster registration.

For more information about rapid antigen tests and North Dakota’s screening strategies, visit https://www.health.nd.gov/rapid-antigen-screening

Watch report – Moderna Vaccine has arrived – stay tuned for updates.  No schedule for general public yet.  be patient.

Regular PCR testing will be conducted on those who are asymptomatic, while rapid testing will be available for those who are experiencing COVID symptoms.  If a rapid test results in a negative result, a follow-up confirmatory PCR test will be conducted.