SEARHC offering free COVID-19 testing


October 15, 2020

Brian Varela / Petersburg Pilot

SouthEast Alaska Regional Health Consortium offers free asymptomatic testing for COVID-19 in their parking lot on Saturdays and Sundays from 10 A.M. to 2 P.M.

The SouthEast Alaska Regional Health Consortium has begun free asymptomatic testing of Petersburg residents and others throughout the region.

Testing is offered from 10 A.M. to 2 P.M. every Saturday and Sunday at the SEARHC parking lot at 202 Gjoa St.

Petersburg Medical Center CEO Phil Hofstetter said at the COVID-19 community update on Oct. 9 that SEARHC is sending their test samples to Sitka and is seeing a four day or less turnaround time on results. Residents will receive their results via email, but those who test positive for COVID-19 will also be contacted over the phone. Public he...

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