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Posted on: March 15, 2020

[ARCHIVED] National Guard in Telluride to Help With Testing

National Guard in Telluride to Help With Testing


The National Guard has begun to arrive in Telluride to conduct surveillance Covid-19 (coronavirus) testing to help state and local health officials continue to make decisions in the best interest of the public. Please do not be alarmed by their presence; Public Health and healthcare providers in the region welcome this visit from the National Guard and appreciate their assistance in administering these tests. 

Testing will occur this Tuesday at a designated location in Lawson Hill outside Telluride for persons who are symptomatic and have doctor’s orders for the test. The Telluride and Uncompaghre Medical Centers are working to identify and contact appropriate patients. If you are experiencing a cough, fever, and shortness of breath, call your provider to discuss testing possibilities and details. You will not be permitted to show up and request testing in person. Thank you for your cooperation.

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