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National Guard to begin Covid-19 testing in nursing homes

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Posted at 8:14 PM, Apr 19, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-20 13:17:47-04

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. — Governor Ron Desantis is deploying National Guard units to expand COVID-19 testing at long-tern care facilities in Charlotte County starting Monday.

The Florida Department of Health will work with the Charlotte County Office of Emergency Management to identity where testing will be done.