Poughkeepsie … Dutchess County’s mass drive-through distribution of at-home COVID-19 test kits and KN95 masks on Sunday, Feb. 6th, will now take place at Red Hook High School from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. due to unsafe driving conditions at the Dutchess County Fairgrounds following today’s inclement weather. Red Hook High School is located at 103 West Market Street in Red Hook.
Residents are encouraged to check the County’s website, dutchessny.gov, or Facebook page prior to arrival for updates regarding weather and supplies. Updates will be posted on the County’s Facebook page when supplies run out.
In recent weeks, at-home COVID-19 test kits have become much more readily available. In addition to Sunday’s event, test kits are also available:
An informational flyer, outlining how residents are to report a positive result from an at-home test, will accompany each test kit that Dutchess County distributes. Residents who receive a positive result from any at-home COVID-19 test must:
Earlier this week, Dutchess County distributed test kits supplied from New York State to local municipalities, based on population – as it has since December – and the Couty has similarly distributed thousands more to school districts and organizations that serve underserved populations.
Residents can find comprehensive information about COVID-19, including testing, vaccinations, prevention and more, at DutchessNY.gov/Coronavirus or by calling the COVID information line at 845-486-3555.