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By Raquel Williams
Carter County Public Health Nurse 

48 attend free COVID-19 testing

 

Forty-eight people were tested for COVID-19 in the St. Elizabeth Lutheran Church parking lot on Tuesday. The free community testing event was held by Carter County Public Health in coordination with Dahl Memorial.

There continues to be no cases of COVID-19 in Carter County, but the number of positive cases in Montana is increasing exponentially every day. Monday, Montana saw a record number of positive cases in one day - 80.

Carter County Public Health held an initial community snapshot COVID-19 drive-through testing event on Tuesday. There were 48 individuals who braved the wind to be tested. Anyone who tests positive will be notified by phone once results have been received. Since there is such a large increase in the number of tests being done, it is taking around 10 business days to receive commu...



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