New COVID testing sites open in Southern Vermont
MANCHESTER, Vt. (WCAX) - A COVID-19 testing site is opening in Manchester on Thursday to help assess the spread of the virus in Vermont.
While some counties have seen a 39% decrease in cases, Bennington and Rutland counties have seen a 76% increase.
Cases in Franklin County are also going up.
Vermont Health Commissioner Dr. Mark Levine says testing is a key part of reducing the spread. He encourages everyone to get tested, but especially in those counties.
On Thursday, people can get tested at the Dana Thompson Parker House in Manchester from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
On Sat., Feb. 13, and Sat., Feb. 20, people can get tested at the SVMC Northshire campus from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m.
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