County’s first drive-thru COVID-19 testing event goes off without a hitch

An April 29 COVID-19 virus testing site at the Malheur County Fairgrounds drew samples from 39 people. (The Enterprise/Yadira Lopez).

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ONTARIO – A drive-thru COVID-19 testing site at the Malheur County Fairgrounds last week was a success.

Sarah Poe, Malheur County health director, said 39 people were tested during the April 29 event. The department reported Monday that all 39 came back negative.

Poe said safety was a priority at the testing site.

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