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COVID-19 Information

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  • Cole County Health Department staff will be visiting approximately 40 businesses and schools over the next month for offsite flu shot clinics. Therefore, clinic service hours at the Health Department may be limited during the month of October. The Health Department will NOT be giving COVID-19 vaccines during the month of October. Please call (573) 636-2181 if you have any questions about service availability. Thank you for your support and patience during this busy time.

  • Cole County Health Department (CCHD) offers rapid COVID-19 antibody testing by appointment only. Please walk in or call to schedule. An individual can receive one free COVID-19 antibody test every 90 days. If testing more frequently than 90 days, the COVID-19 antibody test is $20. A capillary blood specimen is collected by finger poke, and results are available in 15 minutes. This test does not test for a current COVID-19 infection, but rather tests for one indicator of the presence of an immune response after COVID-19 infection and/or vaccine.

The Cole County Health Department provides the content of this website for informational purposes only and should not be construed as medical advice.