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September 22, 2020 8:40 AM

COVID-19 Testing Blitz (Drive-Thru)

We are pleased to announce that we have entered into an agreement with Arizona State University’s Biodesign Institute to provide SARS-CoV-2 (COVID 19) testing, utilizing a simple saliva collection method for our community.

Anyone who wants to be tested. You do not have to be sick or showing signs.

Saturday, September 26th from 6:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Graham County Fairgrounds
527 Armory Rd, Safford, AZ 85546

Schedule an appointment:
Online registration is strongly encouraged, but walk-ins (drive-ins) will still be accepted.
• Register for appointment with your cell phone, tablet, laptop or desktop computer.
• Log in:
• Agency code: SALIVATEST
• Once logged-in to the portal, click on “Appointments” to request an available appointment time
• Arrive no more than 15 minutes prior to your appointment.
• If you have any scheduling issues, please email
Important guidelines
• You must wear a protective face covering - either cloth or surgical mask.
• Bring the QR code you receive after scheduling your test appointment.
• 30 minutes before your appointment, rinse your mouth with plain water for 20-30 seconds and then spit the water out.
• Do not eat, drink (even water), smoke, vape, or chew gum for 30 minutes prior to your appointment time (any of these factors may cause an invalid test and/or your test may be rejected by clinical personnel at site collection). Tip: Staying well hydrated by drinking water the day before and up to 30 minutes prior to your test will speed your saliva collection process.
• Results will be available via the portal approximately 48 hours from your testing time.

If you have questions, please contact the Graham County Health Department at 428-0110.

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