By Staff

NASHUA, N.H. (CBS) — The “extreme cold” in the forecast for Saturday has canceled testing at four state-run COVID-19 testing sites in New Hampshire.

“Temperatures on January 15 are expected to be in the teens with a real feel of 40 degrees below zero,” New Hampshire’s Department of Health and Human Services said in a statement. “After consultation with the National Weather Service, the outdoor testing sites in Claremont [River Valley Community College], Manchester [JFK Colosseum], Nashua [25 Crown Street] and Newington [Fox Run Mall] will be closed out of an abundance of caution for the health and safety of staff and patients.”

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The closed sites are expected to reopen Sunday at 9 a.m.

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Anyone seeking a test on Saturday is encouraged to turn to more than 100 indoor testing sites in the state.

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