CORONAVIRUS UTAH

Self-serve COVID-19 testing site opens in St. George

Jan 12, 2022, 2:17 PM
FILE: An employee at Spectrum Solutions assembles COVID-19 saliva test kits on September 21, 2020 i...
FILE: An employee at Spectrum Solutions assembles COVID-19 saliva test kits on September 21, 2020 in Draper, Utah. (Photo by George Frey/Getty Images)
(Photo by George Frey/Getty Images)

ST. GEORGE, Utah — The Utah Department of Health announced a new, self-serve COVID-19 testing site has opened in Washington County.

UDOH officials said the site offers self-serve saliva and nasal PCR tests with 24-hour turnaround times.

The site is at Atwood Innovation Plaza, located 453 South and 600 East on the campus of Dixie State University.

Click here to register for a free test.

Testing sites across the state have seen huge demand during the current COVID-19 surge, and the only testing site in St. George had to turn people away on Monday.

On Wednesday, Utah’s new COVID-19 case count surpassed 10,000 for the first time and hospitalizations hit a pandemic high of 608.

The previous record of 606 hospitalized Utahns was set on Dec. 4, 2020.

Utah’s COVID case count tops 10,000 as hospitalizations hit pandemic high; 14 deaths reported

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Self-serve COVID-19 testing site opens in St. George