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MDHHS hopes to prevent spike in COVID-19 through testing

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As students return from spring break, the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services is hoping to prevent a spike in COVID-19 cases through testing.

On Sunday afternoon, hundreds waited in their cars in the parking lot of the Ingham County Intermediate School District. They were all there waiting to be tested for COVID-19. 

Kaily Denniston is the head nurse in charge of this testing site. 

“We have two different lanes set up and during the registration process we’ll ask them if they have symptoms or not and if they do then they will get both tests. We do a rapid test and also a PCR which gets sent to the lab.”

Denniston is encouraging anyone who has traveled in the last week to come and get tested. 

Drive through testing will be available again from the Ingham ISD on Wednesday April 14th. No prior registration is required.