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The Cattaraugus County Health Department in partnership with Olean General is further expanding its COVID-19 testing capabilities. In an effort to determine how prevalent the disease is in our community and continue to monitor the health of our residents we have enhanced our capabilities with additional testing locations, days of operation, and access to testing for all of our residents. Please note, this is a swab test which will determine if someone is currently infected with COVID-19. This is not an antibody test.

Testing is available for anyone who would like to be tested for COVID-19 regardless if they are symptomatic.

Only symptomatic individuals will be subject to quarantine/isolation. Individuals whose COVID-19 test comes back positive, will be subject to isolation following the County Health Department’s policy.

Those who meet any of the following criteria are strongly encouraged to be tested:

  • COVID-19 symptoms such as:
    • Fever or chills
    • Cough
    • Shortness of breath
    • Body aches
    • Headache
    • Sore throat
    • Loss of taste or smell
    • Nausea/Vomiting/Diarrhea
  • Close contact with a known COVID-19 positive person
  • Healthcare worker, first responder, or other essential workers who directly interacts with the public

All testing requires pre-registration and an appointment time. Walk-ins will not be accepted.

Registration

To register for testing either go online to www.cattco.org/covid-19-test or call 716-938-9119 or 716-938-2265. After registration, you will be contacted to schedule your testing time and location.

*Testing will be prioritized in accordance with current NYS DOH guidelines and is subject to test availability.


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