COVID-19 testing in Imperial June 28

Southwest Nebraska Public Health Department (SWNPHD) will be hosting TestNebraska for another COVID-19 testing events in Imperial June 28.

 This free testing is open to anyone in the nine-county health district and neighboring Nebraska county residents. 

The state is opening up TestNebraska to the general population and no longer has requirements like age or symptoms.

SWNPHD residents who previously did not qualify through TestNebraska for testing and are still interested in being tested for COVID-19 should complete the online survey at or in Spanish at  

When the survey is complete there is an option to schedule their appointment and get a QR code which can be saved on a mobile phone or printed. 

Everyone will need to show their code at the test site, along with an ID and proof of current address. 

If someone is unable to schedule an appointment, they are still welcome to come to the test site to see if they are able to go through and be tested.

Testing in Imperial is scheduled for Sunday, June 28 at Chase County Emergency Management Building, 1215 Grant Street, Imperial from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Testing is also available in McCook Thursday, June 25 at the Red Willow County Fairgrounds, 1412 West 5th Street, McCook, 8-12 noon, CT.

Everyone who participates in the testing will be notified of their test results directly from TestNebraska.

All information collected through is protected by HIPAA and all applicable state and federal law.

Testing is also available daily in southwest Nebraska through local clinics and hospitals. 

Symptoms of COVID-19 include fever, cough, shortness of breath, sore throat, chills or shaking, muscle pain, headache, or new loss of taste or smell.

For more information on COVID-19 in southwest Nebraska, visit  

 SWNPHD serves Chase, Dundy, Frontier, Furnas, Hayes, Hitchcock, Keith, Perkins, and Red Willow counties and is located at 404 West 10th St (1 block north of Arby’s) in McCook.


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