ROMAN TALKS RAPID TEST SITE AT LOCKPORT’S YWCA, GOVERNOR TALKS TESTING “SWAT TEAMS”

Lockport Mayor Michelle Roman unveiled details Thursday evening on a rapid COVID-19 testing site installed at the YWCA after a reported uptick in positive cases.

The Mayor gave details on how and when the YWCA testing site would operate:

“The City of Lockport will have a rapid test site at our local YWCA on Cottage Street.  Starting this Sunday through Wednesday from 9:00 am -6:00 PM. All residents are eligible for tests and appointments can be made by calling 1-833-NYSTRNG (1-833-697-8764). This location will allow residents to walk there from many areas. It is a big step to accessibility for all.”

(The YWCA on 32 Cottage Street in Lockport.)

Governor Cuomo, in communications with Roman, explained how the SWAT teams would operate:

“We are deploying a testing SWAT team to Western NY to address the recent uptick in COVID cases. Yesterday, the infection rate in the region rose to 2.0%. The testing SWAT team will open free rapid testing sites across the region. Sites will be open from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. from Saturday through Wednesday. All residents are eligible for tests and appointments can be made by calling 1-833-NYSTRNG (1-833-697-8764).”