Health District Announces Expanded COVID-19 Testing In Everett

November 20, 2020

Everett

This news in Friday afternoon from the Snohomish Health District as more people in Everett, Washington seek COVID-19 tests.

Testing continues thru the weekend in Everett

Drive-thru testing at the 3900 Broadway site in Everett has been completely booked up most days this week, seeing 450-500 people daily. To accommodate the increased need, the Health District is expanding operations to include weekends at this location starting Saturday, November 21.

Beginning on Monday, November 23, the Health District will also open an additional location in Everett. The second site will be at Everett Community College, located at 915 N. Broadway in the parking lot immediately south of the WSU Everett campus. Testing will be available at this location five days a week starting in December.

Both of the Health District’s testing sites will be closed on November 26 and 27 for Thanksgiving. However, additional testing locations around Snohomish County operated by the Health District will be announced soon.

All testing is offered 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., by appointment only. Registration is now open for appointments through the end of November. All information can be accessed at www.snohd.org/testing.

Those without internet access or needing language assistance can reach the Health District’s call center at 425.339.5278. The call center is staffed 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. Callers after hours or on weekends can leave a message, which will be returned on the next business day.

Testing is open to anyone, regardless of symptoms, but remains strongly encouraged for individuals that fit the following criteria:

Anyone with any of the following COVID-19 symptoms (fever or chills, cough, shortness of breath or difficulty breathing, fatigue, muscle or body aches, headaches, new loss of taste or smell, sore throat, congestion or runny nose, nausea or vomiting, diarrhea); or
Close contact of a confirmed case; or
Anyone who lives or works in a congregate setting; or
Work in healthcare, EMS, law enforcement or other fields where work settings have a higher risk of catching or spreading COVID-19; or
Part of a family or social network that has had a case.



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