The number of COVID-19 cases is still trending upwards but Rogers County Health Department and Emergency Management have announced that additional testing is available.
The RCHD and RCEM have teamed up to offer drive-thru COVID-19 testing.
The service will be available Tuesday June 30, from 7 a.m. until 12p.m. at the Rogers County Health Department, 2664 OK-88, Claremore, OK 74017, as supplies remain available.
They stipulated that in order to be eligible for testing, a person must be 16 or older. Minors age 16 and 17 must have guardian present in order to receive a test. An individual does not need to be showing symptoms in order to be tested.
“We are pleased to be offering the drive-thru testing site for individuals,” said Regional Administrative Director Maria Alexander. “There is no charge for testing and does not require insurance. We ask that individuals remain in their vehicle at all times. ”
Current COVID-19 numbers
As of Thursday, June 25, OSDH reports a total of 145 confirmed cases. Additionally, they report five deaths and 99 recovered cases.
They report that of that total: 87 were reported in Claremore, 14 in Inola, inn in Oologah, and two in Chelsea.
At the state level, confirmed cases total 11,948, which represents a 438 case, or 3.8 percent increase. Nationally, cases spiked to 2,381,361, a single day increase of 34,339.