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Fort Carson establishes centralized screening and testing center

Posted at 6:24 PM, Mar 18, 2020

FORT CARSON — Fort Carson announced Wednesday the establishment of the Centralized Screening and Testing Center (CSTC) at the Evans Army Community Hospital.

According to Fort Carson, the CSTC will officially open Thursday at 7 a.m. at the Soldier Family Care Center, will serve as a dedicated, initial screening and testing center for COVID-19 symptoms and concerns.

The center will provide screening, testing, and treatment for patients with symptoms associated with COVID-19 and will be open seven days a wek from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m.

The Mountain Post said patients visiting the CSTC will need to bring their DOD ID card and a list of current prescriptions. Children age 10 and up will also need to bring their DOD ID card.

At a press conference Wednesday, Fort Carson said 500 people are currently self-quarantined on the post and eight are in isolation. The post did say however, that there have been no positive tests at this time.

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