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Department of Health Conducts Free COVID-19 Testing on St. Croix and St. Thomas

Patients line up in preparation for the COVID-19 test to be administered by the Department of Health in the St. Croix Home Depot parking lot on Tuesday. (Source photo by Diana Dias)

On Tuesday, the V.I. Department of Health provided free COVID-19 testing at the Home Depot parking lot on St. Croix. There has recently been a spike in COVID-19 cases in the territory, bringing the total amount up to 188 active cases. A few participants expressed their worry after traveling during the Thanksgiving holiday. “I just got back from a trip and quarantined for five days. I’m taking my test to make sure I am in the clear,” one participant said.

There was a second-round on Thursday at Plaza West and Home Depot. The Health Department did free testing on St. Thomas at the Home Depot on Thursday too.

An employee from the V.I. Department of Health collects information in preparation for testing, while another employee prepares to administer the COVID-19 test at Home Depot, St. Croix on Tuesday. (Source photo by Diana Dias)

 

Employees from the V.I. Department of Health prepare free COVID-19 tests on a table in preparation for those interested in testing. (Source photo by Diana Dias)

 

Employees from the V.I. Department of Health provided free COVID-19 testing from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. at the Home Depot parking lot on St. Croix to anyone with a valid ID. (Source photo by Diana Dias)
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Patients line up in preparation for the COVID-19 test to be administered by the Department of Health in the St. Croix Home Depot parking lot on Tuesday. (Source photo by Diana Dias)
On Tuesday, the V.I. Department of Health provided free COVID-19 testing at the Home Depot parking lot on St. Croix. There has recently been a spike in COVID-19 cases in the territory, bringing the total amount up to 188 active cases. A few participants expressed their worry after traveling during the Thanksgiving holiday. “I just got back from a trip and quarantined for five days. I’m taking my test to make sure I am in the clear,” one participant said. There was a second-round on Thursday at Plaza West and Home Depot. The Health Department did free testing on St. Thomas at the Home Depot on Thursday too.
An employee from the V.I. Department of Health collects information in preparation for testing, while another employee prepares to administer the COVID-19 test at Home Depot, St. Croix on Tuesday. (Source photo by Diana Dias)
 
Employees from the V.I. Department of Health prepare free COVID-19 tests on a table in preparation for those interested in testing. (Source photo by Diana Dias)
 
Employees from the V.I. Department of Health provided free COVID-19 testing from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. at the Home Depot parking lot on St. Croix to anyone with a valid ID. (Source photo by Diana Dias)