Health Room News
Pop Up COVID-19 Test Sites
- We are excited to announce that pop-up testing around Clay County will begin this week. Heart to Heart International, Kansas City Direct Primary Care, and Clay County Public Health Center will partner to provide multiple testing events every week, in different areas of the county. This testing will be provided free of charge to those who live or work in Clay County, with or without symptoms.
- Clay County Public Health Center continues to offer free, drive-through testing in Liberty for all county residents.
- A full list of test sites in and around Clay County can always be found at the website below.
When Do I Need To Stay Home
Stay home if you might have been exposed to COVID-19 or are having new symptoms related to COVID-19 (loss or shortness of breath, loss of taste or smell, fever, chills, persistent cough, fatigue, muscle or body aches, headache, sore throat, congestion or runny nose, nausea or vomiting, diarrhea) and contact Nurse Cassie if you are unsure. https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/if-you-are-sick/quarantine.html#:~:text=You%20should%20stay%20home%20for,after%20exposure%20to%20the%20virus.
DRIVE-UP COVID-19 TESTING FOR SYMPTOMATIC CHILDREN
You must make an appointment for testing.
Cases of flu are already starting to appear in Clay County so, if you haven’t already, now is the time to get your flu shot and get protected! See the link below to learn more about the flu and where to get a flu shot or contact your primary care provider.