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TESTING RESULTS FROM COVID-19 TAYLOR COUNTY TESTING EVENT

TESTING RESULTS FROM COVID-19 TAYLOR COUNTY TESTING EVENT  July 27

 

On Tuesday, July 21st, the Taylor County Health Departments and Taylor County Emergency Management hosted a coronavirus disease (COVID-19) drive-thru testing event at the Taylor County Fairgrounds.  The event was attended by residents from several different communities.  Overall, 130 individuals were tested for COVID-19.  Immediately following the event, the Wisconsin National Guard drove specimen samples to the lab for analysis.  All residents from the various communities have been informed of their results as of today.  Two positive cases were identified as a result of this testing from various communities.

 

“This event would not have been possible without our partners.  We can accomplish great things through collaboration,” said Patty Krug, Taylor County Health Department Director/Health Officer.  “We would like to extend a sincere thank you to the Wisconsin Department of Health Services, Wisconsin National Guard, Medford Police Department, Taylor County Highway and Maintenance Departments, and other individuals who made this event possible.”

 

As of today, Taylor County has 41 positive cases with 9 individuals recovered. 

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