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Free COVID testing site now open at Boulder County Fairgrounds in Longmont

The site is open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily and testing is available for anyone who would like to be tested.

UPDATE 2:32 P.M.: Testing will stop at the Boulder County Fairgrounds in Longmont at 3 p.m. today because of inclement weather, the county announced on its website. The site will be open for testing from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday.

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A free COVID-19 testing location opened Monday at the Boulder County Fairgrounds in Longmont. 

The site at the fairgrounds,  9595 Nelson Road, is open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily and testing is available for anyone. Individuals do not have to have symptoms to be tested.

Pre-registration is recommended to reduce wait times and speed up the return of results. Make reservations here or download the flyer and scan the QR code.

Anyone visiting the testing site must have a form of identification (driver’s license, Student ID, etc.) and wear a mask at all times, according to a county announcement.

Positive results are expected within four days. Those who don’t receive results within four days are asked to call the customer service line at 719-416-5857 from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily, according to the county.

The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment is encouraging anyone who has COVID-19 symptoms to speak with a health care provider and get tested. Symptoms of COVID-19 can include fever, cough, shortness of breath, sore throat, muscle pain, new loss of taste or smell and chills.

For more information on testing, including testing sites across the state, and what to do if you test positive, click here.


Julie Baxter

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Julie Baxter is The Leader's' assistant editor.
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