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News Release
Public Health, city of Vancouver host media briefing on new community testing site - 01/09/21

Vancouver, Wash. – Clark County Public Health and the city of Vancouver will host a joint media briefing Monday morning to discuss the Tower Mall COVID-19 Community Testing Site set to open next week. Media will also have an opportunity to visit the testing site on Monday afternoon.

The media briefing will take place 9-10 am Monday, Jan. 11 via Zoom. Contact Marissa Armstrong at Clark County Public Health, issa.armstrong@clark.wa.gov">marissa.armstrong@clark.wa.gov, to receive call information.

The briefing will include:

  • Dr. Alan Melnick, Clark County Public Health, Director and Health Officer
  • David Perlick, city of Vancouver, Program Manager
  • Dave Fuller, Clark Regional Emergency Services Agency, Director
  • Representative from Washington State Department of Health

Media will also have an opportunity to visit the Tower Mall COVID-19 Community Testing Site, 5403 E. Mill Plain Blvd., from noon to 2 pm Monday, Jan. 11. Physical distancing protocols will be followed, and all visitors must wear a face covering while at the site.

To limit the number of people gathering at one time, please register to attend the testing site preview at www.slottr.com/TestingSitePreview.

Key Visuals:

  • Tower Mall COVID-19 Community Testing Site layout
  • Site staff observing sample tests
  • Sample participants administering the test
  • Attendees may take a sample test to show the test administration process. NOTE: Sample tests collected on Jan. 11 will be safely discarded; they will not be processed for results.

For questions related to on-site media availability, contact Melody Burton at the city of Vancouver, 360.869.8746 or urton@cityofvancouver.us">melody.burton@cityofvancouver.us.

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