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Adams County COVID-19 testing draws nearly 500 people

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Adams County's community-wide COVID-19 testing event wrapped up Sunday evening.

Located at in Quincy, state health care workers said throughout the clinic's four day run they saw a turnout three times what they'd normally see.

Site manger Kiel Hodges said about 480 people showed up to get tested.

"The testing sites are important for communities because we're here to help that local health department and local community mitigate the advancement of the virus and stop it," he said.

Hodges said the some results have come back already and those people have been contacted.

He said the rest of the results are expected to come back later this week.

Charity Bell

Multimedia Journalist at WGEM

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