Ohio County reports 56 new COVID-19 cases

The Wheeling-Ohio County Health Department reported 56 new COVID-19 cases Wednesday night.

That brings the county’s total to 1,481 cases and 18 COVID-related deaths. The county will conduct free COVID-19 testing clinics Monday through Saturday from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. at three locations: Valley Grove Volunteer Fire Department, 355 Fire House Lane, Valley Grove; Warwood Fire Station, Station 9, 1301 Richland Avenue; Wheeling Island Fire Station, Station 5, 11 North Wabash Street.

The free clinics are for those with or without symptoms and no insurance is needed. Participants need to bring a driver’s license, photo ID or other proof of address. No residency restrictions.

Patients under 18 years of age must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. This is a drive-up testing clinic and participants will be tested either in their personal vehicles or at a walk-up location near the testing sites. This special clinic is being hosted by the Wheeling-Ohio County Health Department and the Wheeling-Ohio County Emergency Management Agency. For more information call the Wheeling-Ohio County Health Department at (304) 234-3682.


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