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.”READ MORE: Man In 'Grave Condition' After South Shore Plaza Shooting In Braintree; No Arrests Made Yet
The closed sites are expected to reopen Sunday at 9 a.m.READ MORE: Driver Killed By Commuter Rail Train In Wilmington Identified; MBTA Says 'Human Error' Focus Of Investigation
Anyone seeking a test on Saturday is encouraged to turn to more than 100 indoor testing sites in the state.MORE NEWS: Vigil And March Held In Belmont For Henry Tapia, One Year After Being Killed In Road Rage Confrontation
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