Free COVID-19 testing will be available at Oakridge Middle School [251 S. Wolf Lake Rd. in Muskegon] this Friday, June 12 from 5pm to 8pm and Saturday, June 13 from 9am to 3pm. The testing site entrance will be located near the corner of S. Wolf Lake Road and Hall Road.
The Michigan National Guard is partnering with Public Health – Muskegon County to offer the free walk-up and drive-through testing, which is available to any Muskegon County resident. The diagnostic test will detect the presence of the virus. No appointment is needed. To speed up your registration at the site, print and complete your testing consent form at www.muskegonhealth.net.
“Testing is important to our efforts to protect public health and save lives,” said Muskegon County Health Officer Kathy Moore. “The community is eager to get back to normal. To do that, we need to test individuals and ensure that we continue to take prevention efforts to stop the spread of COVID-19.”
Local volunteers are also needed to help with traffic control and paperwork. The United Way of the Lakeshore is coordinating volunteers; sign up here to volunteer: https://bit.ly/COVIDTestEgelston.
In Muskegon County, 9,834 COVID-19 tests have been administered as of Thursday, June 11, according to county health officials. As of the same date, the county has a total of 710 confirmed cases of COVID-19, and 40 people have died from the disease. There are 353 people who have recovered from it, health officials reported.
For more information regarding COVID-19 in Muskegon County, please click here.