Richland Center, WI: Richland County Emergency Management Director, Darin Gudgeon announced that FREE COVID-19 drive-thru community testing events will continue into May. Gudgeon stated “we have decided to extend our drive-thru testing schedule at the Richland County Fairgrounds on MONDAYS and THURSDAYS from 10am-11am.” Appointments are not required, but we are asking that those who wish to be tested pre-register at https://register.covidconnect.wi.gov. The schedule is as follows (subject to change):
|Monday, May 2nd||10am-11am||Richland County Fairgrounds||Richland County Event|
|Thursday, May 5th||10am-11am||Richland County Fairgrounds||Richland County Event|
|Monday, May 9th||10am-11am||Richland County Fairgrounds||Richland County Event|
|Thursday, May 12th||10am-11am||Richland County Fairgrounds||Richland County Event|
|Monday, May 16th||10am-11am||Richland County Fairgrounds||Richland County Event|
|Thursday, May 19th||10am-11am||Richland County Fairgrounds||Richland County Event|
|Monday, May 23rd||10am-11am||Richland County Fairgrounds||Richland County Event|
|Thursday, May 26th||10am-11am||Richland County Fairgrounds||Richland County Event|
|Monday, May 30th||10am-11am||Richland County Fairgrounds||Richland County Event|
Richland County Public Health Officer, Rose Kohout noted that FREE COVID-19 vaccination clinics will continue to be held at Richland County Health & Human Services, 221 W. Seminary Street, Richland Center on WEDNESDAYS from 1-4:30pm. Appointments are preferred, but walk-ins are welcome for ADULTS ONLY. Individuals should call Health and Human Services at 608-649-5795 to schedule an appointment.
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 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.
For the most up-to-date COVID-19 information, follow Richland County Health & Human Services on Facebook or consult the following websites:
- Richland County: https://covid.co.richland.wi.us
- Wisconsin Department of Health Services: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html
- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html