COVID testing moves from airport to hospital

The free testing station for individuals without COVID-19 symptoms but who what to get tested because they had recently traveled or just for peace of mind has moved from the airport to the hospital.

“It’s more efficient here, we’re able to utilize our staff and resources,” said Alicia Gillen, COVID-19 screening manager for SEARHC, which operates the Wrangell Medical Center and ran the airport testing site.

It also will be warmer at the trailer in the far corner of the hospital parking lot than outside the airport terminal as winter weather sets in.

The testing site will be open noon to 4 p.m.,...


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