TARRANT COUNTY, Texas (CBSDFW.COM/AP) — A North Texas ambulance provider is partnering with health officials so that its paramedics can go into homes and perform coronavirus testing on previously screened patients.
Specially trained paramedics with MedStar will be sent to the homes of Tarrant County residents who are being investigated by officials as possibly having the virus.READ MORE: Restaurants Turn To $28B Federal Relief Fund After PPP Ran Out Of Money
Matt Zavadsky, a spokesman for the ambulance provider, says the tests aren’t open to the public, only for those being monitored by the county health department.READ MORE: Texas Linebacker Jake Ehlinger, Younger Brother Of Former Longhorns QB Sam Ehlinger, Found Dead Off Campus, Austin Police Say
The paramedics will go to a home, take a swab from a patient and return the sample for testing. The visits will take about 30 minutes.MORE NEWS: Arlington Mother, Son Who Sold Drugs On Dark Web Get 18 Years in Prison
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