Created: December 06, 2021 07:56 PM
MALTA - A new COVID testing site opened in Saratoga County on Monday.
Leaders say the new site is in response to growing demand for testing availability.
The new testing site is located in the Malta Commons Business Park at 100 Saratoga Village Boulevard.
The PCR test by Quadrant Biosciences - is said to be the most sensitive saliva test on the market, and can detect all known variants including the Omicron variant.
Appointments are preferred.
The site can handle 1,000 tests per week.
Operating hours are Monday through Friday – 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. There is no cost to the individual or even the county for the testing, but the county is paying $13,000 for the space for the next four months. If demand for testing grows, they'll consider expanding hours.
You don't have to be a county resident to sign up for a test.
Learn how often appointments are available by watching the video of Jerry Gretzinger's story.
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