Vale, area schools plan 8 free Covid testing events before Christmas

School officials hope expanded testing will help decrease the county's positivity rate by increasing the number of negative tests in the mix and enabling asymptomatic carriers to isolate. (The Enterprise/Yadira Lopez)

VALE - Vale High School will host a free drive-through Covid testing event from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 3, in the hopes of helping Malheur County to decrease its positive case rate. 

This is the first in a series of testing provided in the coming weeks by area schools to . . .