Health Officials Address Testing – Transylvania County, NC
Last updated 8/3/2020 at 2:09pm
(As a follow-up to last week's article comparing Transylvania County's COVID-19 testing numbers to neighboring counties, The Transylvania Times spoke with county health director Elaine Russell and Tara Rybka, public information officer for the health department, to get a better understanding of community testing, the logistical challenges associated with it, as well as the medical value and efficacy such testing affords.)
By now, the images are commonplace – long lines of cars, some waiting hours, at drive-thru COVID-19 testing sites across the nation.
But just how effective is such wid...