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College Begins Testing Students For Virus


Last updated 8/26/2020 at 3:24pm

Brevard College President David Joyce was the first person to be tested Wednesday. (Times photo by Jeremiah Reed)

Sitting in a small room inside Stamey Hall, Brevard College President Dr. David Joyce lowered his mask, leaned his head back and was the first person to be officially tested for COVID-19 on Wednesday, as the college offered free testing to students, staff and faculty.

"It felt like being tickled behind your eye," Joyce said, following the procedure.

A few people were sitting patiently in the next room waiting to be tested, while a line of about 10 had already formed outside the building.

Wednesday was the first of four planned testing events hosted on BC's campus.

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