Health department hosts drive-thru COVID-19 testing

Published 8:05 pm Tuesday, July 7, 2020

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TEST TIME: JaNell Octigan, human services planner IV/preparedness coordinator for the Beaufort County Health Department, and a team of health department employees and interns, await those arriving to be tested for COVID-19 during Tuesday’s drive-thru testing event. Held at Beaufort County Community College, tests were administered to nearly 200 people during the morning/early afternoon session, and cars were lined up at 5 p.m. for the evening session. A second drive-thru testing event will be held Wednesday at Southside High School, from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m., and 5:30 p.m. until 7 p.m. Pictured (foreground) is Octigan, along with (background, left to right)) Star Lawrence, Robert Booth, Anna Parker and Kelli Mitrovik. (Vail Stewart Rumley/Daily News)