COVID-19 testing at Marquette Senior High School drive-thru

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MARQUETTE, Mich. (WJMN) – The Marquette Senior High School will host a COVID-19 testing drive-thru Monday afternoon.

In a partnership between the Marquette-Alger Regional Educational Service Agency and the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, there will be rapid and PCR testing available to Marquette and Alger county residents.

Greg Nyen, the superintendent of MARESA, said ” We knew that our families and students may be travelling during spring break so we wanted to create an opportunity upon thier return to go throw the test.”

“The Department of Health and Human Services reached out to a number of intermediates school districts across the state of Michigan,” Nyen continued. “With an offer to partner and conduct Covid-19 test at the end of Spring Break.”

Hundreds pre-registered and although the line was long the test were quick and the results came after 30 minutes.

After a Spring Break trip three brothers came out to get their Covid-19 tests.

“I wanted to make sure that I could be confident going back to school knowing that I wasn’t going to spread covid to anybody else.” Beau Belkowski said, “I wanted to make sure that I could be confident going back to school knowing that I wasn’t going to spread covid to anybody else.”

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