The National Guard will offer drive-thru COVID-19 testing in Douglas County next week, according to Douglas County Public Health Officer Kathy Ronchi.

Testing will be available from 2-8 p.m. Wednesday, July 29 at Superior Middle School and from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday, July 30 at the Solon Springs Community Center. Ronchi said she requested the increase in testing capacity in part due to this weekend's two large events, the Heart of the Lakes Fair and BowFest.

This marks the National Guard's second visit to Douglas County. Guard members administered 180 tests at the Solon Springs Community Center on May 6.

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