The ultrastructural morphology exhibited by the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), which was identified as the cause of an outbreak of respiratory illness first detected in Wuhan, China, is seen in an illustration released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in Atlanta, Georgia, U.S. January 29, 2020. Alissa Eckert, MS; Dan Higgins, MAM/CDC/Handout via REUTERS. THIS IMAGE HAS BEEN SUPPLIED BY A THIRD PARTY. MANDATORY CREDIT - RC2WPE9DIU7K


The Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) today announced it will open a saliva testing site on Thursday in Worthington. The site will bring the total number of community testing sites to 22 across the state, offering barrier-free COVID-19 tests to anyone who believes they need to be tested. Testing will be located at the Worthington Event Center, located at 1477 Prairie Drive. It will be open Mondays, Thursdays, and Fridays from noon to 7 p.m., and Saturdays and Sundays from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Appointments are highly recommended and can be made through the Vault Health registration site, although walk-ins are always welcome.