FREDERICK, Md. (WDVM) — Well being specialists are urging folks to get examined earlier than touring for the vacations, however some may need a tough time getting one.
In response to the Frederick Well being Division, there may be nonetheless a while to get examined earlier than touring. The Frederick hospital shall be administering COVID-19 assessments on Christmas Eve from 8 a.m. till midday.
“All this vacation journey simply implies that there’s going to be much more folks mixing with different folks that they could not usually be round in order that mixing has the potential to unfold the virus and get much more folks sick,” Rissah Watkins of the Frederick County Well being Division defined. “So it’s all the time good to be on the facet of warning get examined and attempt to unfold the love however not the germs.”
The clinic on the hospital is a drive-thru testing clinic and doesn’t require residents to make an appointment previous to arriving.
Watkins inspired those that are searching for to get a take a look at by well being professionals to go to COVIDtest.maryland.gov, the place they’ll discover details about a testing web site near them.