Lancaster County considers allowing more asymptomatic people to test for coronavirus

Staff Report
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The Lancaster County Commissioners are looking to increase coronavirus testing by expanding the scope of who is eligible to obtain a test, reported.

As it stands now, the contract with Lancaster General Health allows for asymptomatic testing in limited circumstances only. 

The commissioners will vote Wednesday on a proposed amendment to the agreement to allow more asymptomatic individuals to get tested.

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