Second COVID-19 testing site opened in Midland

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MIDLAND, Texas (Big 2/Fox 24) – A second Coronavirus testing site has opened in Midland.

Thanks to funding allocated by the City of Midland, the second testing site was approved and officially opened this week.

It will be located at the MLK Center, 2300 Butternut Lane, and will be open Monday through Friday from 12:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

The testing sites comes as Coronavirus cases continue to surge in the Permian Basin.

Those who have been exposed or are experiencing symptoms can call 68Nurse to schedule an appointment at the new testing location or at the Midland Memorial Hospital West Campus.

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