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Hibbing COVID-19 testing site to close, moving to Chisholm

The saliva testing site at the Chisholm Armory will be open from noon-6 p.m. Wednesdays and Thursdays. Walk-ins are welcome.

COVID-19 saliva test file
COVID-19 saliva test kits sit in a box at the Duluth Entertainment Convention Center public testing site. (Tyler Schank / 2020 file / News Tribune)

The COVID-19 community testing site at the Hibbing Armory is moving to the Chisholm Armory beginning Wednesday, the Minnesota Department of Health announced Thursday.

The Chisholm saliva testing site at 900 W. Lake St. will be open from noon-6 p.m. Wednesdays and Thursdays. The Hibbing site will be closed after Thursday, April 22.

Walk-ins are welcome at the Chisholm site, although appointments are encouraged and can be made through Vault Health at mncovidtestingappt.as.me/schedule.php .

Testing is free. People getting tested will be asked for their insurance information so the state can bill the insurance company on their behalf, but the state will cover the difference if a person is uninsured or the service isn't covered.

For state guidance on who should get tested for COVID-19, visit mn.gov/covid19/get-tested/index.jsp .

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