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Be in the Known: Get Tested for COVID-19

For Immediate Release:

Are you traveling during Spring Break? Housatonic Valley Health District is excited to offer Rapid PCR COVID-19 Testing to residents and families, starting Tuesday, March 8, 2022. Results are available in less than 30 minutes, decreasing the amount of time spent waiting for test results. 

Lisa Morrissey, Director of Health for Housatonic Valley Health District, noted that “We are committed to delivering responsive and excellent service to our families and communities. Getting tested for COVID-19 can help limit the spread of COVID-19 to your family and others in your community, especially before and after travel. By offering this service, you can skip the line and get your results quickly.” 

Testing will be offered on Mondays and Wednesdays from 9:00 am – 11:00 am at 2 Pickett District Road, New Milford, CT 06776 and Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9:00 am – 11:00 am at 77 Main Street N, Playhouse Corner – Suite 205 Southbury, CT 06488. Appointments are required and insurance is accepted. Visit www.hvhd.us to schedule your Rapid PCR COVID-19 test. 

Contact Housatonic Valley Health District by calling (203) 264-9616 with any questions about Rapid PCR COVID-19 Testing. 



The Housatonic Valley Health District serves New Milford, Oxford, Southbury, Washington, and Woodbury. The Housatonic Valley Health District’s mission is to create better health outcomes and promote the highest attainable standard of health. It accomplishes this through three principles: prevention, education, and outreach. HVHD prevents disease, injury, and disability for its communities through regular inspections of public and private businesses and homes to ensure conditions exist where people can be healthy. HVHD uses education to inform the public and health practitioners on public health best practices, policy information, and the impacts and methods of prevention for the spread of communicable diseases. HVHD conducts outreach to engage their communities that experience obstacles in accessing the public health services they need, deliver vaccines to the community, and advocate for needed and beneficial health policies.
For more information about the Housatonic Valley Health District, call (203) 264-9616

 

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