St. Clair County Health Department has announced that they will soon end testing services for COVID-19, with the services ending on June 2nd. However, individuals interested in receiving a free COVID-19 home test kit can opt-in as long as supplies are available. In her press release, Liz King, the officer and director of the St. Clair County Health Department, located at 3415 28th St., emphasized that even though the federal public health emergency declaration has ended, COVID-19 is still a present concern.
King added that the St. Clair County Health Department is committed to continuing to provide and promote vaccinations, as well as disease surveillance and outbreak investigations. Moreover, the health department will share resources and provide community guidance as needed. The St. Clair County Health Department has so far conducted an estimated 18,000 COVID-19 tests.
Despite the end of testing services, the CDC, the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, and the St. Clair County Health Department recommend isolating oneself if sick and monitoring for signs of illness after known exposures. For more information, individuals can contact McKenna Golat via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling (810) 292-0122.