Ocracoke Island mass testing canceled

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HYDE COUNTY, N.C. (WNCT) Hyde County Health Department reports that the mass testing for Covid-19 scheduled for Thursday, July 30 on Ocracoke Island is canceled.

MakoMedical Laboratories, Inc. contacted the Health Department Wednesday, July 29 at to report Mako had a staffing issue for the event and therefore the event could not proceed.

At this time, the make-up date is being negotiated.

The Hyde County Health Department remains available to the public to answer questions and provide education. We can be reached at 926-4399 Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.

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HYDE COUNTY, N.C. (WNCT) The Hyde County Health Department will be hosting a COVID-19 drive-thru testing on Thursday, July 30.

The drive-thru will begin at 2 p.m. and will be held at the National Park Service Ocracoke Boot Camp parkin

Individuals tested will not incur any out of pocket costs and you must bring your insurance card and ID.

Residents of Hyde, Beaufort, Dare, Martin, Tyrell, and Washington counties age 10 years and older are eligible.

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