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Coronovirus COVID-19 » More Testing Now Available In Fremont County! Update May 27, 2020

More Testing Now Available In Fremont County! Update May 27, 2020

FCDPHE can now do testing on all the following individuals:


  • Anyone with symptoms
  • Asymptomatic persons living in a congregate setting (Long-term care, prisons, etc)
  • Asymptomatic persons who have had contact with a confirmed case
  • Asymptomatic persons who work in a high risk essential setting such as healthcare workers, workers in congregate living settings (prisons, LTCF), 1st responders, law enforcement, etc.


Priorities for testing:

High priority

  • Hospitalized patients with symptoms (CDC symptom list available at

  • Health care facility workers, workers in congregate living settings, and first responders with symptoms.
  • Residents in long-term care facilities (including nursing homes and assisted living residences) and other

congregate living settings, including prisons and shelters.



  • Anyone with symptoms of potential COVID-19 infection, including: fever, cough, shortness of breath, chills,

muscle pain, new loss of taste or smell, vomiting or diarrhea, and/or sore throat.

  • People without symptoms who are prioritized by health departments or clinicians, for any reason, including but

not limited to: public health monitoring, sentinel surveillance, or screening of other asymptomatic individuals

according to state and local plans.

  • Essential workers.


These are still by appointment only by calling 719-276-7450. Testing is done Monday afternoons and Wednesday mornings.