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Posted on: May 11, 2020

Second Coconino County Testing Blitz nets 413 COVID-19 Tests

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The second Saturday of the Coconino County Testing Blitz collected 413 specimens for COVID-19 testing. The Testing Blitz was conducted at the Coconino County Health and Human Services location on King Street in Flagstaff.

The County collected 287 test specimens on May 2, during the first weekend of the Testing Blitz.

“Our community has had an awesome response to the Testing Blitz,” said Coconino County Supervisor Liz Archuleta, Chair of the Board of Supervisors. “Over the past 2 weeks, we have gathered 413 test specimens and served as a resource for people around our state and region to be tested. Conducting these tests is a critical public health measure to help us slow and stop the spread of COVID-19. Once again, our County team, along with our partners, including the City of Flagstaff and Arizona National Guard, have done an outstanding job organizing this mass testing operation.”

Specimens were immediately sent to laboratories for testing. Those who were tested will be notified this week of results by Coconino County Health and Human Services team members.

The Testing Blitz will continue Saturday, May 16 at Coconino County Health and Human Services  at 2625 N King St., from 10 a.m.  to 3 p.m. Everyone is welcome to be tested during the blitz, no medical order is required. Walk-up and drive-in lanes will be available.

COVID-19 testing is also available Monday through Friday for any person who has a medical order or is exhibiting COVID-19 symptoms. Weekday testing is at Fort Tuthill County Park from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Coconino County COVID-19 information is available at www.coconino.az.gov/covid19 or by calling the COVID-19 Call Center at 928-679-7300, Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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