Updated Local COVID-19 Testing Info

  • 2020-09-14, 08:27 PM (update 2020-09-14, 08:31 PM)
  • Staff report
Updated Local COVID-19 Testing Info
New testing released today, September 14th

Testing data released today by Churchill County is showing 11 active COVID cases in the community as of today, September 14th. There are no people currently hospitalized, and 116 people have recovered from the virus, out of a total of 130 positive cases since March.

There have been a total of 6,352 people tested in Churchill County for the virus at several locations, including Banner Churchill Community Hospital, NAS Fallon, the Renown Clinic, and the Fallon Tribe as well as the community testing at the Fairgrounds. Of the 130 positive cases, 45 of those have been asymptomatic postives.

To meet the needs of the community, free asymptomatic COVID testing at the fairgrounds is being expanded and held twice a week: Tuesdays from 3:30-6 p.m. and Thursdays from 7:30-8:30 a.m.

Please call (775) 423-6695, option 2, prior to 2 p.m. to be scheduled for the next available testing date and remember, they are using the least invasive nose swab…no more tickling your brain to do the test.

Testing numbers are used to meet Governor Sisolak's requirements to keep the community open; one of the meausrements used by the COVID taskforce is the percentage of the population that tests positive. Each test that comes back negative helps lower the postitivity rate. 

Churchill County data and COVID resources can be found at the county resource website: https://www.churchillcounty.org/816/Public-Service-Announcements




Support local, independent news – contribute to The Fallon Post, your non-profit (501c3) online news source for all things Fallon.

Never miss the local news -- read more on The Fallon Post home page.

The Fallon Post -- 1951 W. Williams #385, Fallon, Nevada 89406



Staff report



Comments (0)

Adding comment means accepting the rules and regulations. Vulgar, offensive content that violates the rules and regulations will be removed.

By submitting comments, you accept the rules and regulations of the portal. (company name) located  in (city) is the administrator of your personal data for purposes related to the use of the website. According to law, providing personal data is voluntary, the User has the right to access their data at all times and correct them.