Gov. Tim Walz announced the location of a new COVID-19 rapid testing site in Hibbing, which opened Tuesday at the armory.

The testing site, 2310 Brooklyn Drive, will be open from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday and Tuesday, according to the governor's news release. The Minnesota National Guard is supporting the testing site, along with several other rapid-testing locations around the state.

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"The Minnesota National Guard's motto is 'Always Ready, Always There' and demonstrates our commitment to support Minnesota citizens," Army Maj. Gen. Shawn Manke said in the release. "We have supported public health activities since March 2020 with varying levels of personnel and activities and are prepared to do so again."

Rapid test results are available within one to three hours. Walk-ins are welcome. Those wishing to schedule an appointment can do so at

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Last week, the state launched rapid COVID-19 testing locations in Stillwater, Crookston and Hutchinson, which collectively had 635 participants in the first week, the release said. Also last week, testing capabilities were expanded at the site in the Duluth Entertainment Convention Center to include rapid testing.