Only people who meet certain criteria can be tested for COVID-19 at Oak Ridge High School today (Friday, April 17).
The criteria, established by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, include only people with COVID-19 symptoms, first responders, health care workers, and patients who may have been exposed to the virus, the City of Oak Ridge said Thursday night.
COVID-19 symptoms include fever, cough, or shortness of breath. COVID-19 is a contagious respiratory illness that can be deadly.
Appointments for testing must be made online at KrogerHealth.com/COVIDtesting or by phone at (888) 837-8852.
If someone who meets CDC criteria is unable to register online or by phone, they can be registered on site, but they still need to meet the CDC criteria, the city said.[Read more…]