Rochester, MN (KROC-AM News) - The Mayo Clinic has opened its second COVID 19 testing station in Rochester.

As was previously reported, the second location is in downtown Rochester in the Mayo Clinic parking lot at the corner of 3rd Street and 3rd Avenue Southwest. Mayo's first specimen collection site was opened last week at the Mayo Family Clinic Northwest.

Anyone seeking to be tested for the new coronavirus must be screened first to determine if testing is appropriate. Officials stress that no one should visit either specimen collection site without an appointment.

If test results are negative, the patients will receive a message through Mayo Clinic Patient Online Services. If the result is positive, they will be contacted by someone from the Mayo Clinic.

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