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By Forrest Hershberger
Publisher Sidney Sun-Telegraph 

COVID Testing Gets Good Review


December 9, 2020

The COVID-19 testing station in Sidney is staying busy, according to Sidney Regional Medical Center CEO Jason Petik.

“We're seeing roughly 75 people per week,” Petik said.

The number equates to about 1,300 since the testing unit opened in July.

Petik said the Sidney location has had to address a couple of transportation issues. "Otherwise, the testing site is working well", he said.

“Overall, I think the program is working really well,” he said Thursday, Dec. 3.

Petik said the length of quarantine has been shortened from 14 days to 10. He added some of the challenge is COVID doesn't...

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