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A Covid-19 testing site is being set up at Salem High School beginning at 9a on December 8. 

The Indiana State Department of Health and Washington County Health Department are partnering with Salem Community Schools to host the Covid testing site. 

The clinic will be held from 9am-6pm December 8-12th (Tuesday- Saturday) at the Salem High School gymnasium 700 N. Harrison Street in Salem.   

According to Alicia Thompson of the health department, those being tested are asked to  use the parking lot located on Shelby Street and only enter through the designated doors.

“We are not aware of which tests the state will be utilizing,” said Thompson. “Results typically take 3-5 days but is dependent on how busy the labs are that run the test.”

Thompson said testing will be available to all members of the public, regardless of symptoms.

She said children as young as 2 years of age can be tested with parental consent.

Hoosiers will not be charged for testing and insurance is not required.

If you have private health insurance, please bring that information with you.

Pre-registration is not required.

Masks must be worn while awaiting your turn for testing.

Additional testing locations around the state can be found here – https://lhi.care/covidtesting