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Reader's View: COVID testing at DECC a breezy, easy joy

The whole event was so organized and the staff so friendly and helpful.

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We’re writing to say how much we appreciate those responsible for the well-organized and free COVID-19 testing program that is being run at the Duluth Entertainment Convention Center.

We were returning from a visit to our family in Texas over the Christmas season and, being Canadian, were required to be tested for COVID-19 with a PCR, or reverse transcription-polymerase chain reaction, test before returning home. We were able to make reservations online. The whole event was so organized and the staff so friendly and helpful. And, to top it off, the testing was free. We had been required back in November to have a similar PCR test done to travel from Sacramento to Winnipeg, and it cost us $150 each.

Not only were the staffers friendly and helpful at the DECC, but our test results came back very quickly. The staff made our testing event so easy and efficient.

Bill and P.J. Gillespie

Thunder Bay, Ontario

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