CORONAVIRUS UTAH

Two new high-volume COVID testing sites opened

Jan 31, 2022, 8:28 AM
FILE: Medical workers test people for COVID-19 outside of the Draper Senior Center in Draper on Tue...
FILE: Medical workers test people for COVID-19 outside of the Draper Senior Center in Draper on Tuesday, Jan. 4, 2022. (Kristin Murphy/Deseret News)
(Kristin Murphy/Deseret News)

SALT LAKE CITY — The Utah Department of Health announced it has opened two high-volume COVID-19 testing sites at Utah Valley University and the University of Utah.

The sites can accommodate up to 1,200 people per day, according to health officials, and they’ll only offer observed self-serve nasal swab PCR tests.

These sites join two other high-volume locations recently established at the Maverik Center in West Valley City and the LaVell Edwards Stadium parking lot in Provo.

The newest Salt Lake City site will be at the University of Utah Tailgate Parking Lot (southwest corner), located at 595 Guardsman Way.

The Orem site will be at Utah Valley University Parking Lot 10, located at 1200 West and 800 South.

Visit the state’s coronavirus website before visiting a testing site for the most up-to-date information on operating hours, types of tests offered at each site, associated costs, who may be tested at the site or if an appointment is required.

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