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FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WFFT) — Forty-one more residents have tested COVID-19 in Allen County, bringing the total to 391 as of Thursday.
The Allen County Department of Health reported zero new deaths Thursday, increasing the death total to 32 for the county.
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From Monday, April 20, through Friday, April 24, Allen County will hold a free drive-thru COVID-19 testing clinic.
The clinics will run from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. each day, or until testing supplies run out.
They are open to symptomatic healthcare workers, first responders and essential workers.
Testing also is available to symptomatic individuals who live with one of these workers, as well as to people who have symptoms of COVID-19 and underlying medical conditions that put them at higher risk, such as obesity, high blood pressure or diabetes.
Testing is limited to one person per vehicle.
All individuals must be Indiana residents and present state-issued identification at the time of testing.
Patients must currently meet ISDH’s criteria to be tested, and strict protocol must be followed to make sure that no one else is exposed while an individual is being tested.
Anyone with a fever of 100 degrees and a cough should first call their healthcare provider to discuss their symptoms and determine the next course of action.
Basic demographic information on Allen County cases is provided on the website and will be updated at least once a week.
The following local healthcare providers have set up a specific screening for COVID-19:
• Fort Wayne Medical Education patients should call 260-423-2675
• IU Health patients should download the telemedicine application IU Health Virtual Visit and follow directions or call 260-234-5400
• Lutheran Health patients should call 260-435-5050
• Parkview patients should call 1-877-PPG-TODAY or their specific provider; Parkview has also set up a self-screening website at Parkview.com/covid19screening
• Neighborhood Health Clinic patients should call 260-458-2570