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Seneca County partners with Finger Lakes Community Health to expand free COVID-19 testing weekly

There’s going to be more opportunities for free COVID-19 tests in Seneca County.

Seneca County Public Health, Seneca County Office of Emergency Management and Finger Lakes Community Health are partnering to offer expanded Free COVID-19 testing for asymptomatic individuals in Seneca County.

“Testing availability for asymptomatic people has been challenging for our communities and we are pleased to partner with Finger Lakes Community Health to offer expanded testing opportunities at their existing sites in Geneva, Ovid and Penn Yan,” said Vickie Swinehart, Public Health Director of Seneca County.

Finger Lakes Community Health will offer free rapid drive-thru testing to anyone regardless of county of residence, on Thursday mornings from 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. for asymptomatic individuals at their office at 7150 Main Street, Ovid.

The link to register is: https://localcommunityhealth.com. Test results will be communicated within 24 hours.


Additional testing will be offered for asymptomatic individuals every Monday from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at the Seneca County Office Building, 1 DiPronio Drive, Waterloo.  The link to register is: https://apps.health.ny.gov/doh2/applinks/cdmspr/2/counties?OpID=9900120. Individuals will receive their test results before leaving the clinic.

Partnering with Finger Lakes Community Health, the Public Health Departments of Ontario, Seneca, and Yates Counties are offering additional  free COVID-19 testing for asymptomatic individuals throughout our region beginning next week.  Residents of Seneca, Ontario and Yates counties can attend a testing site in any of the three counties, regardless of county of residence. Information on the testing sites and the link to register for testing  is available at http://www.s2aynetwork.org/community-testing.html.

“We’ve heard from so many of our residents that it is difficult for asymptomatic individuals to get a COVID-19 test.  FLCH has always been a great partner and we’re so thankful they’ve expanded their hours to support this effort,” said Melissa Taylor, Director of Emergency Management for Seneca County.



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