Local Health Dept. to Pilot Expanded COVID Testing
By West Kentucky Star Staff
WESTERN KENTUCKY - The Purchase District Health Department has been named as one of four sites across the Commonwealth to pilot expanded COVID testing.

The program will last for twelve weeks with the possibility of a longer term depending on state determination. Under the program the health department will be performing pop-up testing across their district and at special events. If you are hosting an event and would like to have pop up testing available, contact They will be testing 100 people per day free of charge.

The Purchase District Health Department's testing team will include two positions for Registration/Clinical Support (EMT, CMA), one position for a Safety/Quality Nurse RN, and one Testing Site Coordinator.

If you would like to apply, visit the link below. Applications must be completed and returned along with a resume by either emailing, faxing the documents to 270-575-5458, or by mail to Purchase District Health Department, Attention: Personnel Dept., 916 Kentucky Avenue, P.O. Box 2357, Paducah, KY 42002-2357.

Published 04:00 PM, Friday Sep. 11, 2020
Updated 01:59 PM, Friday Sep. 11, 2020



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