Local elected and community leaders from throughout southwest Riverside County were tested for coronavirus at The Diamond Stadium testing site in Lake Elsinore as part of a community awareness event to encourage residents to be tested for the virus, Thursday, May 21.
On hand for the testing were Lake Elsinore Mayor Brian Tisdale, Lake Elsinore Mayor Pro Tem Bob Magee, Lake Elsinore councilmember Natasha Johnson, Canyon Lake Mayor Jordan Ehrenkranz, Canyon Lake councilmember Jeremy A. Smith, Wildomar councilmember Ben Benoit, Menifee Mayor Pro Tem Matt Liesemeyer, Menifee councilmembers Dean Deines and Lesa Sobek, Murrieta Mayor Gene Wunderlich, Murrieta councilmember Kelly Seyarto, Temecula councilmembers Zak Schwank and Matt Rahn, Riverside County Sheriff Chad Bianco, Riverside County Office of Education trustee Kim Cousins, Riverside University Health Systems-Public Health director Kim Saruwatari and Riverside County Emergency Management director Bruce Barton, among others.
To date, nearly 100,000 Riverside County residents have been tested, which is one of the highest per-capita rates in the state.
Moving into the next phase of reopening the county, testing needs to continue at a high rate, according to a press release issued by Riverside County.
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