Health officials say door-to-door COVID-19 testing services are not legitimate

(CHRISTIANSBURG, Virginia)  — There are reports of individuals knocking on residents’ doors in our area, and offering to provide or sell COVID-19 testing kits and services.

THIS IS NOT LEGITIMATE.

There are no authorized medical workers providing door-to-door testing services in the New River Health District (Floyd, Giles, Montgomery and Pulaski countries, and the City of Radford).

If someone comes to your door offering such a service, call local law enforcement immediately.

For the most accurate and up-to-date online information on COVID-19, visit www.montva.com/coronaviruswww.nrvroadtowellness.comwww.vdh.virginia.gov/new-riverwww.vdh.virginia.gov/coronavirus, and www.cdc.gov/coronavirus.

The New River Health District also operates a public health call center at 540-267-8240, to answer your questions about COVID-19 and other communicable illnesses. Operating hours are Monday to Friday, 8 a.m.to 8 p.m.; Saturday, 8 a.m. to noon and Sunday, noon to 4 p.m. After hours, you may leave a message and receive a return call.

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