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COVID Testing to Continue at CK Newsome; Vaccinations for City, County Employees on Friday

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COVID-19 testing will continue at the CK Newsome Center, while a vaccination clinic is planned this week for Evansville and Vanderburgh County employees.

The Reopen Evansville Task Force has announced testing at the community center at Walnut and Heidelbach is extended through April.

Operations will continue Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., with the testing administered by OptumServe. 

Registration is required. You can register at lhi.care/covidtesting or call 888-634-1116.

Meantime, a COVID-19 vaccination clinic will be held at the Old National Events Plaza for all eligible city and county government employees.

The Vanderburgh County Health Department will host the clinic this Friday from 8:30 a.m to 1 p.m. Second doses will be administered April 23rd.

Employees must be 40 or older or a first responder.

Indiana’s vaccination eligibility age dropped to 40-plus this week.