ST. LOUIS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Today, the St. Louis City Health Department announced that it has expanded its partnership with Nomi Health to open two additional testing sites at 2800 Chippewa Street and 5515 Dr. Martin Luther King Dr. (Friendly Temple Church). These new sites will continue to help relieve testing demands from area medical facilities.
“These two additional testing sites will strengthen our network of trusted COVID-19 testing sites, making access to testing more convenient for many St. Louis residents,” said Chief Health Officer Dr. Mati Hlatshwayo Davis. of the city of Saint Louis. “St. Louisians can visit the Department of Health website for a list of COVID-19 testing locations set up by the state, city, and trusted community partners.
On January 11, the City of St. Louis Department of Health announced the opening of a new COVID-19 testing site at 1520 Market Street. The Ministry of Health announced its partnership with Nomi Health to provide the testing services at the site and to increase capacity up to 1,000 tests per day. Additional testing opportunities relieve stress on hospital emergency systems, helping them focus on caring for the sick.
“Expanding access to testing continues to be a critical part of how we all learn to live with COVID as safely as possible, giving us personal peace of mind and enabling us to keep our safe and open communities,” said Josh Walker, COO and co-founder, Nomi Health. “Nomi Health’s model has allowed us to open hundreds of sites to support easy-to-access, burden-free testing nationwide, and we are proud to serve St. Louis and work with the ministry. Health in this mission.
Whether as a tool to guide quarantine or isolation, for peace of mind, or as a condition of employment, testing for COVID-19 is an essential mitigation strategy in the fight against SARS-CoV. -2 and preventing the spread of the virus. Since many SARS-CoV-2 infections are transmitted by asymptomatic people, testing is essential to protect people from COVID-19. Visit the COVID-19 Public Testing Locations website for a complete list of trusted COVID-19 testing locations in the City of St. Louis recommended by the City of St. Louis Department of Health.
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