The temporary COVID-19 testing site in Russell has extended its days of operation. 

The site will now be open Wednesday, August 5th and Thursday, August 6th from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

PMH had initially reported the Russell testing site would have its final day of operation on Friday, July 31.

The site is located at the Russell EMS building parking lot, near the hospital.

A referral is no longer needed to visit any testing site in Manitoba. If you're experiencing cold or flu-like symptoms, you're advised to use the online screening tool to see if a test is required.