MASON CITY, Iowa (KTTC) -- There is now a COVID-19 drive through testing site at the North Iowa Event Center in Mason City.
Operated by MercyOne North Iowa, the drive through clinic is open from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.
Only those who have been screened and referred to the clinic can use it.
"Due to a limited number of test kits available, we are only testing people who meet specific criteria from the Iowa Department of Public Health. Phone screens are required prior to coming to the mobile testing site," said Dr. Teresa Mock, Senior Vice President MercyOne Medical Group North Iowa.
Anyone in Iowa experiencing symptoms is asked to call the COVID-19 call center at 641-494-3543, 641-494-3546 or 641-494-3547.
A nurse will instruct callers on what next steps to take or if testing is needed.