Trumbull EMS offers pop-up COVID testing Saturday

Megan Adams, of Branford, administers Covid-19 swab tests during the opening day of Griffin Hospital's drive through testing site at Unity Park in Trumbull, Conn.

Megan Adams, of Branford, administers Covid-19 swab tests during the opening day of Griffin Hospital's drive through testing site at Unity Park in Trumbull, Conn.

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TRUMBULL — With COVID-19 restrictions beginning to be lifted, Trumbull EMS is encouraging residents to remain diligent in taking precautions to reduce the risk of transmitting or contracting COVID-19.

The department is partnering with Progressive Diagnostics and AFC Urgent Care to offer a post-spring break COVID testing clinic, using the anterior nasal swab test. Testing is at Middlebrook Elementary School parking lot by appointment only on Saturday, April 24 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Testing is drive-through. Residents should not get out of their vehicle or enter the EMS building. Residents are asked not to arrive early for their appointment to avoid traffic congestion. No walk-ins will be accepted.

Register online by 5 p.m. April 23.