Free drive-thru COVID-19 testing in Alpena next week

A free, drive-through COVID-19 testing event is being held in Alpena next week.

Any Michigan resident can get a free test for the virus next Tuesday at the Alpena County Fairgrounds, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

No appointment is necessary and attendees do not need a doctor’s referral.  Results will be available via an online portal. Anyone who tests positive will be contacted by the health department.

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The free testing is a service offered through a joint agreement between District Health Department No. 4 and the Michigan National Guard.