Quad-County COVID-19 Update: No New Cases and Three Recoveries, Community-Based Testing
Quad-County Emergency Operations Center (Quad EOC) is reporting no new positive cases and three additional recoveries of COVID-19 in the Quad-County region. This brings the total number of cases to 82, with 31 recoveries and one death, 50 cases remain active.
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There are three Quad-County residents currently hospitalized due to COVID-19.
Statewide numbers can be found at the Nevada Health Response website (nvhealthresponse.nv.gov/).
Community-Based Testing Without Symptoms
We need your help! With the support of the Nevada National Guard, The Quad-County Incident Management Team and Carson City Health and Human Services (CCHHS) is providing community-based COVID-19 testing for those who are not experiencing symptoms. Starting Monday, April 27, 2020 at 8:00 a.m., Quad-County residents who are not experiencing symptoms but would like to be tested for COVID-19 can call (775)782-9090 to schedule an appointment. The tests are free to Quad-County residents, no insurance information will be collected. Testing is by appointment only and will be available in all four counties; exact locations will be given to the individual when the appointment is scheduled. The test detects if the virus in a person’s system at the time of testing, it does not detect antibodies. To be tested, an individual must live in Carson City, Douglas, Lyon, or Storey counties, have a scheduled appointment, and be free of COVID-19 symptoms. Conducting community-based testing on individuals without symptoms allows CCHHS to provide the needed data to decision makers.
For those who are experiencing symptoms of COVID-19 or have questions, call the Quad-County COVID-19 Hotline 7 days a week, 8 am to 5 pm. Spanish speakers are available. The phone number is (775) 283-4789.