New COVID-19 Rapid Testing Opens in Albert Lea

A new rapid COVID-19 testing site is opening Thursday in Albert Lea.

The site is one of three locations announced Wednesday by Governor Tim Walz that will be using a new saliva PCR test.

The rapid COVID-19 test will be offered at the former Shopko building at Northbridge Mall from 11am-6pm Thursday and Friday and 11am – 4pm on Saturday.

The testing process is free to anyone who would like to receive one.