Public Health cancels August 3 pop-up test site at fairgrounds

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In this March 17, 2020, file photo, Laurie Kuypers, a registered nurse, reaches into a car to take a nasopharyngeal swab from a patient at a drive-through COVID-19 coronavirus testing station for University of Washington Medicine patients in Seattle. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)

DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) – The COVID-19 pop-up testing site scheduled for Monday, August 3 at the Montgomery County Fairgrounds is canceled.

“Public Health is reassessing its testing procedures to ensure results will be given in a timely manner and to better improve our testing results notification process,” said Public Health – Dayton & Montgomery County in a statement Friday.

They say they are working with their partners to provide a new round of testing opportunities in the future. Until then, alternative sites can be found here.

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