FOX VALLEY AREA REGIONAL NEWS: Calumet County, Fond du Lac County, Outagamie County, Winnebago County

UPDATE: Community testing at Appleton’s Fox Valley Tech extended into next week

Coronavirus

FVTC during COVID-19 testing

THURSDAY 5/14/2020 11:01 a.m.

APPLETON, Wis. (WFRV) – Community testing at Fox Valley Technical College in Appleton has been extended into next week, according to Outagamie County Executive Thomas Nelson.

Health officials announced last week that testing would be available from May 11 through May 15. The first two days of testing were limited targeted individuals identified by local health officials. The site, which the Wisconsin National Guard is providing personnel for, is now open to residents in Calumet, Outagamie, or Winnebago counties.

Nelson announced on Thursday that the National Guard had committed to another week of coronavirus testing. A total of 724 tests have been administered so far.

Starting May 13 through Friday, May 15, individuals 5-years-old and older experiencing coronavirus symptoms can be tested without an appointment. Officials say the site has a capacity of 300 tests a day and will take place from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Those going to the testing facility are asked to use the north entrance to Fox Valley Technical College off of N. Bluemound Drive.

There is no charge for the testing.

Individuals wishing to be tested can access the Patient Information Form at outagamie.org/publichealth. The form can be completed and brought to the testing site. Forms will also be available at the testing site.

OTHER STORIES FROM WFRV LOCAL 5

Local Weather | Local News | Local Sports
Digital Exclusives | Critic at Large/Local Theater
Positively Wisconsin|Midwest Farm Weekly
Download the free WFRV apps here

Coronavirus testing facility opening at Appleton’s Fox Valley Technical College

FRIDAY 5/8/2020 12:52 p.m.

APPLETON, Wis. (WFRV) – A coronavirus testing facility will open at Fox Valley Technical College in Appleton from May 11 to May 15.

Health officials say the site is the result of agencies collaborating with the City of Appleton Health Department, City of Menasha Health Department, Calumet and Winnebago County, as well as the Outagamie County Public Health Division and Outagamie County Emergency Management.

The Wisconsin National Guard will provide personnel for the testing site.

To be tested at the facility, an individual must be experiencing coronavirus symptoms and live in Calumet, Outagamie, or Winnebago counties.

An individual with COVID-19 may have a cough, fever (defined as a measured temperature greater than 100.4°F), chills, sore throat, headache, muscle aches, new loss of smell or taste, shortness of breath or a combination of those symptoms.

Testing on Monday, May 11, and Tuesday, May 12, will occur for targeted individuals identified by local public health departments and not open to the public.

Starting May 13 through Friday, May 15, individuals 5-years-old and older experiencing coronavirus symptoms can be tested without an appointment. Officials say the site has a capacity of 300 tests a day and will take place from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Those going to the testing facility are asked to use the north entrance to Fox Valley Technical College off of N. Bluemound Drive.

There is no charge for the testing.

Individuals wishing to be tested can access the Patient Information Form at www.outagamie.org/publichealth. The form can be completed and brought to the testing site. Forms will also be available at the testing site.

WISCONSIN CORONAVIRUS COVERAGE

WFRV COVID-19 Coverage | Confirmed cases in Wisconsin
Tracking coronavirus | Local health experts talk coronavirus
Stimulus check calculator| Local businesses hiring during outbreak

Copyright 2021 Nexstar Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Don't Miss

More Don't Miss

Coronavirus News

More Coronavirus

Trending Stories

Your Local Election HQ

More Election

Local Sports

Green Bay Nation: NFC Championship Picks

Green Bay Nation: NFC Championship Challenge or No Challenge

Green Bay Nation: NFC Championship Top 5 Tweets

Green Bay Nation: Running the rock, Packers pass rush, and winter

Green Bay Nation: NFC Championship Preview

Wrightstown & Kiel boys earn big road wins, Appleton East girls outlast Hortonvile