Richland Center, WI: Richland County Emergency Management Director, Darin Gudgeon announced that the Wisconsin National Guard has been approved to perform FREE Drive-thru COVID-19 testing in Richland County:
Thursday, October 7th from 10am to 2pm
Richland County Fairgrounds
PLEASE PRE-REGISTER PRIOR TO ARRIVAL AT https://register.covidconnect.wi.gov. The website allows individuals to register for testing in advance with their personal information and gives them a QR code to scan at the testing site. Individuals who utilize this option will receive an email with their test results rather than a phone call. The Richland County Fairgrounds is a drive-thru testing site, so everyone will remain in their vehicles at all times and EVERYONE IN THE VEHICLE, EVEN THOSE NOT BEING TESTED, SHOULD BE WEARING A MASK. Vehicles with more than one person in them are welcome to be tested. You will be asked screening questions as you enter, if you did not pre-register, and the test will consist of a nasal swab. The test will then be sent to a State approved lab and results follow-up should occur approximately 2-3 business days post event.
Richland County Health & Human Services and Emergency Management will continue to offer FREE Drive-thru COVID-19 PCR testing on Mondays from 9am-11am at the Richland County Fairgrounds to anyone, regardless of symptoms or residency, and will test individuals 1 year of age or older. EVERYONE IN THE VEHICLE, EVEN THOSE NOT BEING TESTED, SHOULD BE WEARING A MASK. The schedule is as follows:
|Monday, October 11th||9-11am||Richland County Fairgrounds||Richland County Event|
|Monday, October 18th||9-11am||Richland County Fairgrounds||Richland County Event|
|Monday, October 25th||9-11am||Richland County Fairgrounds||Richland County Event|
|Monday, November 1st||9-11am||Richland County Fairgrounds||Richland County Event|
|Monday, November 8th||9-11am||Richland County Fairgrounds||Richland County Event|
|Monday, November 15th||9-11am||Richland County Fairgrounds||Richland County Event|
The following partners are also offering COVID-19 testing in Richland County:
- The Richland Hospital and Clinic only offers COVID-19 testing from 8am-5pm Monday-Friday to symptomatic individuals or those who have been exposed to COVID-19. Testing on Saturday-Sunday will be evaluated and performed if deemed appropriate by the Emergency Room or Urgent Care Clinic provider. APPOINTMENTS & MASKS ARE REQUIRED. To schedule an appointment, please call 608-647-6321.
- The Center Pharmacy/Boscobel Pharmacy only offers COVID-19 testing to asymptomatic individuals without symptoms or exposure that need a test for school, work or travel from 9-11am Monday-Friday. APPOINTMENTS & MASKS ARE REQUIRED. To schedule an appointment, please call 608-647-8918.
Richland County residents are encouraged to sign-up for NIXLE alerts by texting 53581 to 888777 or go to www.nixle.com to sign-up to receive informational emails. You will then receive up-to-date alerts regarding local COVID testing sites and vaccination clinics, severe weather, public safety, criminal activities, missing persons, traffic issues, and local events.