(WAUKESHA, WI) – Waukesha County Public Health and Waukesha County Emergency Management announce new COVID-19 testing sites.
Accelerated Clinical Labs is Waukesha County’s newest community testing partner. On Monday, November 15, Accelerated Clinical Labs will open a temporary drive-through testing site in the Dairy Barn at the Waukesha County Expo Center, 1000 Northview Rd, Waukesha. The COVID testing site will be open Mondays and Wednesdays, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. The site will be closed when the 300-tests-per-day maximum is reached. No appointment is required to get a test, though online preregistration will expedite the on-site process. To preregister, go to: www.waukeshacounty.gov/testingsites.
On Monday, November 15, Summit Clinical Labs will open another testing location at N96W18768 County Line Rd in Germantown, near the north boarder of Waukesha County. The Delafield and New Berlin sites remain open.
On Monday, November 22, Rx Rapid Testing / Bridge Diagnostics will open a new site at W229 N1400 Westwood Dr, Waukesha. The COVID testing site will be open seven-days-a-week, 9 a.m. – 6 p.m., offering PCR and Rapid Antigen testing. No appointment required to get a test, though online preregistration will expedite the on-site process. To preregister, go to:
COVID-19 testing continues to be available at area clinics, pharmacies, and other locations throughout the county.
Individuals should seek testing when experiencing symptoms or after exposure to a person positive for COVID-19. Symptomatic individuals must self-isolate until a negative COVID test result is received.
Waukesha County Expo Center staff CANNOT answer any testing questions. Call the Waukesha County Public Health COVID Hotline with any pandemic-related question at 262-896-8430, select option 1. For questions about COVID test results, call the State of Wisconsin COVID Results Hotline at 866-419-6988.
“Testing is an important reactive response in the fight against the virus. Getting vaccinated is the best proactive response,” said Benjamen Jones, Waukesha County Health Officer. “This holiday season, children and adolescents age 5 and older are now eligible to get a COVID-19 vaccine. Tens of thousands of children and teens have been hospitalized across the country with COVID-19. While children and adolescents are typically at lower risk than adults of becoming severely ill or hospitalized from COVID-19, it is still possible,” Jones cautioned.
More Information about COIVD-19 Testing in Waukesha County
Waukesha County has a comprehensive COVID testing web page with information on preregistration, insurance, testing site locations and hours. Go to: www.waukeshacounty.gov/testingsites.