Weather leads to change in COVID-19 testing times for New Castle, Parachute and Rifle |

Weather leads to change in COVID-19 testing times for New Castle, Parachute and Rifle

Free COVID-19 testing hours in New Castle, Rifle and Parachute have been changed because of the weather, Garfield County Public Health announced in a Saturday news release.

In New Castle, the mobile testing van will now be available to provide free testing to anyone regardless of identification or insurance from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday at Elk Creek Elementary parking lot, 804 Main St.

In Parachute, the visit was rescheduled for noon to 5 p.m. Monday in the Bea Underwood Elementary School parking lot, 0741 Tamarisk Trail.

In Rifle, testing is now slated for noon to 5 p.m. Tuesday at the Garfield County Fairgrounds, 1001 Railroad Ave., in Rifle.

The state encourages all Coloradans who need or want to get a COVID-19 test to go to any of the many community testing sites and events like these located throughout the state, the release states.

Visit these websites to pre-register:

Elk Creek pre-registration:

Bea Underwood Elementary pre-registration:

Garfield County Fairgrounds pre-registration:

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