Madison County Department of Health (MCDOH) announced today that SUNY Upstate Medical University is bringing their mobile testing clinic back to Madison County. MCDOH is partnering with Upstate to offer a COVID-19 nasopharyngeal diagnostic tests by appointment only, two days this week.
Thursday, October 1,
Location: Madison County Complex, 138 North Court Street, Parking Lot
Time: 3:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Individuals, who would like to be tested should call 315-464-2582 select option 0 to set up an appointment. For more information you can go to www.upstate.edu/mobilecovid.
“Thank you to SUNY Upstate
for bringing their mobile testing abilities to Madison County once again,” said
Madison County Public Health Director Eric Faisst. “We understand that many
residents in the area are concerned about COVID-19 especially as the colleges are
back in session, as well as the K-12 school year. Bringing diagnostic testing
to our residents is the best way we can understand the true spread of the
The MCDOH receives all of the
test results from the diagnostic testing. Once a positive case is
identified the MCDOH staff do contact tracing of that individual. MCDOH
has been, and will be conducting all contact tracing investigations for any
positive, that includes any of the colleges within Madison County and K-12
students and staff. Any individuals identified as being in close
proximity of a positive are placed on quarantine and the positive cases are put
The MCDOH would like to
remind everyone to continue to limit how much you go out in public, wear a
cloth face covering when you are unable to maintain social distancing, and
practice good hygiene. This virus is still in our community and we must
all work together to limit the spread and protect each other.
For more information, visit https://www.madisoncounty.ny.gov/2479/Coronavirus-COVID-19.