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Pre- and post-Thanksgiving rapid COVID-19 tests available in Summit County

Pre and post Thanksgiving testing by appointment being offered.
(MAKO Medical)
Published: Nov. 17, 2021 at 12:04 PM EST
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SUMMIT COUNTY, Ohio (WOIO) - Need a COVID-19 test before hitting the road for Thanksgiving or when you return home?

Summit County Public Health (SCPH) is holding drive thru clinics on Nov. 23 and Nov. 30.

The clinics will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 1867 W. Market Street in Akron.

Health officials said both the rapid antigen and take home rapid tests will be available with results in 20-30 minutes.

Click here to make an appointment.

SCPH is also reminding people to take the following precautions heading into the holiday weekend;

  • Stay home if you’re sick, even with mild symptoms
  • Be mindful in your interactions with others. Limit your chances of exposure by maintaining social distancing of at least six feet from non-household members
  • Wear a mask in public
  • Consider necessary travel only
  • Follow good hygiene standards:
  • Wash hands frequently with soap and water for at least 20 seconds
  • Use hand sanitizer frequently
  • Avoid touching your face
  • Cover coughs and sneezes

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