The previous Chase Financial institution was recognized and secured by KCHC directors throughout the previous month.
“We have been serious about what to do throughout the winter and our director (Mary Ouimet) seen the empty financial institution web site and thought it’d work,” Rafenstein stated.
The drive-through can even be utilized as a vaccination web site ought to the KCHC be chosen to distribute the vaccine, stated Melissa Kaprelian, KCHC communications officer.
On this situation, either side of the lengthy, glassed in drive-through constructing might be used: eastbound lanes getting used for testing; westbound lanes for vaccinations.
Simply as it’s on the cell unit, exams on the new web site shall be performed by appointment by means of on-line registration. This cuts down on ready, and within the case of this location, will scale back road visitors congestion, Rafenstein stated.
There can even be choices for many who arrive on foot; both from public transportation, or firefighters whose rigs won’t match beneath the drive-through’s overhang.
Along with the indoor medical workers, a swabbing staff will work outdoors with drive-through sufferers.
If an individual arrives with medical points associated to COVID, medical workers can even be accessible to conduct a telehealth video session and join that individual to a medical supplier as wanted, Rafenstein stated.