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Posted on: April 17, 2020

[ARCHIVED] 04/17/20: Governor Announces Launch of CT’s First Rapid COVID-19 Testing Center in New Haven

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04/17/2020

Governor Lamont Announces Launch of Connecticut’s First Rapid COVID-19 Testing Center in New Haven

Test Results Delivered in 30 Minutes at No Cost to Patients

Governor Ned Lamont today announced that the State of Connecticut has formed a partnership with CVS Health in an initiative that will make free, rapid COVID-19 tests available to eligible Connecticut residents. This includes the opening today of the state’s first rapid testing site at the former Gateway Community College campus at Long Wharf in New Haven.

Using the new Abbott ID NOW™ COVID-19 test, CVS Health is planning to conduct up to 750 tests per day, seven days a week. All patients seeking to be tested will be required to pre-register in advance online. ... more information.

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