Beginning Tuesday, Aug. 31, Malheur County’s Incident Command System and the Oregon Health Authority will team up to provide a weekly COVID-19 testing and vaccination site in Ontario.
The drive-through events will take place every Tuesday, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., at the fairgrounds. People will be able to access testing, vaccinations, or both. It is important to note that test results will take approximately 15 minutes. Only people whose tests are positive will be contacted. People receiving vaccinations will be asked to wait 15 minutes before departing the area. Testing is for people of all ages, and vaccinations can be accessed by people age 12 and older.
Follow signage when you arrive at the fairground, entry will be from the south entrance. People who wish to receive testing or vaccination services are asked not to leave their vehicle during the process. All three vaccines will be available.