Oregon Child Development Coalition will host free COVID-19 testing days in Hermiston and Milton-Freewater in Aug. 22-23.

Drive-thru testing will be available at the Eastern Oregon Trade and Event Center, 1705 E. Airport Rd. in Hermiston, on Saturday, Aug. 22, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and in Milton-Freewater at the Blue Mountain Community College center on 311 North Columbia St. on Sunday, Aug. 23, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

No insurance is needed for a free test, but they do request that people register ahead of time at surveymonkey.com/r/2C5BNFG or call 971-224-1482 (English) or 971-224-1483 (Spanish) for planning purposes. All ages are welcome and people do not have to be experiencing symptoms to be tested.

The testing is made possible by several sponsors, including Umatilla County and the Oregon Health Authority.

Editor's note: This story has been updated to reflect a change in location for the Hermiston testing.

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