Bowen Center announced that beginning Saturday, March 12, it will decrease the hours of its COVID-19 testing site in Kosciusko County.
The hours will be reduced to just three days a week: Monday 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Tuesday 2 to 6 p.m. and Friday 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The change is in response to a sharp decline in visitors to the testing site, according to a news release from the Bowen Center.
The free, drive-through testing site in Warsaw, located at the Kosciusko County Fairgrounds, started to see a decrease in tests administered in mid-January and has seen a steady decline since. Should demand increase, the Center will reevaluate and increase hours as warranted.
English/Spanish language technicians are available to administer the tests, which are free and available to anyone 2 years old and up. You do not need an appointment, a doctor’s referral, insurance or to be a resident of Kosciusko County. For more information, call 574-372-3517 or 574-372-2353.
The COVID-19 testing site opened in October 2020 and has been one of the highest volume state-sponsored test sites in Indiana, the release states. The drive-through site is operated by Bowen Center and Bowen Health Clinic on behalf of the Indiana Department of Health and the Kosciusko County Health Department with assistance from the Northern Indiana Hispanic Health Coalition, Ivy Tech Community College – Warsaw, Kosciusko Community Hospital, WJ Carey Construction, the Kosciusko County Fair Board, Wildman Business Group and DM Trump Construction LLC.