Decorah now hosting new Test Iowa clinic site

As of Monday, October 12, Winneshiek Medical Center (WMC) in Decorah is hosting a Test Iowa site for people in northeast Iowa. Winneshiek Medical Center staff will administer the COVID-19 tests on behalf of Test Iowa.

Test Iowa is a statewide initiative to expand COVID-19 testing, with sites/clinics available across the state. Local clinic sites are partnerships between the State of Iowa and local health care providers to increase access to testing in their communities. Local clinics operate and staff the test sites. The State provides testing supplies and processes the samples through the State Hygienic Lab.

Any Iowan can visit www.testiowa.com to complete the short online assessment and schedule an appointment for testing. For Iowans wanting to be tested at Winneshiek Medical Center in Decorah, the website will direct them to call 563-382-1505 (the Test Iowa dedicated line at WMC) or 563-382-2911 to schedule their appointment.

Important details for Test Iowa at Winneshiek Medical Center:
• Any Iowan can be tested for COVID-19 through Test Iowa.
• There is no charge to the patient for Test Iowa COVID-19 tests.
• Iowans must complete the online assessment at www.testiowa.com to be eligible.
• Iowans must bring identification (example: driver’s license, school ID) and a printout of the confirmation QR code or show the QR code on their smartphone upon arrival.
• All Test Iowa appointments at Winneshiek Medical Center must be scheduled by calling 563-382-1505 during regular business hours, after completing the online assessment at www.testiowa.com. Walk-in testing will not be allowed.
• Test Iowa testing will be available Monday through Friday 7 a.m.-1 p.m., but testing hours may change.

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