Oakview Mall COVID-19 Testing Site Closed Until Wednesday

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News Release
 
For Immediate Release: 2/12/2021
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Media Contacts:

Khalilah LeGrand, DHHS Office of Communications
(402) 853-1320 / khalilah.legrand@nebraska.gov

Taylor Gage, Governor Pete Ricketts' Office
(402) 471-1970 / taylor.gage@nebraska.gov

Questions about scheduling testing, receiving results and all other non-media related calls should be directed to the Test Nebraska hotline at (402) 207-9377.

 

LINCOLN, Neb. – The Oakview Mall COVID-19 Test Nebraska site in Omaha (3226 Oak View Dr.) is closed today and will reopen Wednesday because of issues operating heaters in the extreme cold. The north and south Omaha sites located at Metropolitan Community College Fort and South campuses will open early at 8 a.m. beginning Saturday. Those registered for testing should regularly check messages for updates, as notification via text or email will be sent notifying those registered of these changes.

While weather may impact testing to some extent, Nebraskans are encouraged to register for testing. Visit the Test Nebraska website for details on your preferred location. Free testing is available to any resident wanting one. Those who may have been exposed to COVID-19 or who are experiencing any symptoms are encouraged to schedule an appointment at one of the more than 60 Test Nebraska sites.

COVID-19 symptoms can include a fever or chills, cough, shortness of breath or difficulty breathing, tiredness, muscle aches, headaches, loss of taste or smell, sore throat, runny nose, nausea or vomiting, and diarrhea.

Visit Testnebraska.com, or TestNebraska.com/es for Spanish, to schedule an appointment. Those with questions about testing, or who need help completing the online assessment, can call the Test Nebraska hotline at (402) 207-9377.

 

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