Riverside County creates “mobile testing team” to serve targeted communities

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Valley News - Health
RIVERSIDE COUNTY – As Riverside County continues to expand its coronavirus testing capabilities, health officials have formed a “mobile testing team” to serve targeted populations or communities.The team, made up of nurses, emergency medical technicians and paramedics, set up testing locations for one or two days as needed then quickly move on to another site, Kim Saruwatari, director of Riverside County Public Health, said, as opposed to current testing sites which have been set up with the idea they would be based there for weeks or months. “The mobile testing team gives us the flexibility to complete testing at different locations where there is a targeted need, such as hard-to-reach communities,” Saruwatari said. “Once the need is served, then we can quickly move t
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