Burnett County will be hosting a COVID-19 specimen collection site in Siren on Tuesday, May 5th from 9am – 6pm. Anyone 5 years and older with current symptoms of fever, cough, loss of taste/smell, shortness of breath, sore throat, fatigue, body aches, diarrhea, vomiting or nausea, chills, shaking with chills, or muscle aches are eligible for nasal swab testing. Testing will be free of cost. If testing kits run out before the end of the event, we will update the Burnett County Public Health Facebook pages. Please visit our Facebook pages before you leave home to ensure kits are still available. You can also visit the Burnett County website, www.burnettcounty.com, as updates will be provided through the Emergency Alert system. This event is available to WI residents.
The drive-through collection site will be at the Burnett County Highway Department located at 8150
State Road 70, Siren, WI. Following testing, people should return straight home and isolate themselves until they receive their test results and further guidance from Public Health.