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COVID-19 testing today in Portales


Last updated 7/4/2020 at 1:58pm

PORTALES — The New Mexico Department of Health will provide drive-thru screening for the COVID-19 virus today at the Portales Public Health Office, 1513 W. Fir St.

Testing is for essential workers, contacts to COVID-positive patients, and childcare workers from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m., according to DOH.

“Testing is available to New Mexico residents regardless if they have COVID-19 symptoms or not,” according to a DOH news release. “Residents, however, should particularly consider being tested if they have any combination of the following symptoms: cough, fever, shortness of breath, chills, muscle pain, headache, sore throat, and/or loss of taste or smell.”

Testing is free, but officials ask for insurance cards and that vehicles be limited to two people.

Information: 575-356-4453


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