Jessica Cejnar Andrews / Friday, March 25 @ 1:59 p.m.

COVID Testing, Vaccination Sites to Change Venues, Vaccines Will Not Be Offered Monday


The COVID-19 vaccination site behind Sutter Coast Hospital will be closed for Cesar Chavez Day on Monday and will reopen Tuesday.

Meanwhile, starting April 1, the Optum Serve testing site will be near the Gallery of Arts and Culture building, 175 H Street in Crescent City. Starting April 4, the OptumServe testing site will offer rapid antigen testing for COVID-19.

Testing site hours will be from 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday, Friday and Saturday. The Klamath and Smith River testing site hours will stay the same, according to a Del Norte Public Health Branch news release.

Testing as well as monoclonal antibody therapy will still be available on Monday.

Nine new COVID-19 cases were reported to the Public Health Branch between Tuesday and Thursday. There are currently 22 active cases in Del Norte County and zero hospitalizations.

Forty-eight people have died in Del Norte County from coronavirus complications since the pandemic began in March 2020 with the most recent death occurring last week, according to the Public Health Branch.

 


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