January 04, 2022

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Vernon to distribute test kits at noon

Deidre Montague / Journal Inquirer 10 hrs ago  

COVID test distribution
Buy Now Town Council Chairwoman Lisa Thomas helped hand out N95 masks to Coventry residents at the Captain Nathan Hale Middle School on Sunday afternoon. She urges residents to consider the masks just as important as the test kits, which the town ran out of early on in the distribution. Ben Crnic / Journal Inquirer

 VERNON — The town will distribute rapid COVID-19 home test kits today, starting at noon in Henry Park, 120 South St., at the Fox Hill Tower.

Kits are only for Vernon residents only who have an immediate need for testing due to exposure or are experiencing COVID-19 symptoms. Proof of residency and identification is required. Kits are limited to one per person, with a maximum of two per vehicle, based on need, and given out on a first come, first serve basis.

—Deidre Montague