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Sonoma County health advocates distribute 120,000 free rapid COVID-19 tests to low-income and Latino families

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Hoping to blunt the disproportionate impact of another winter surge of COVID-19, a coalition of local health advocates is distributing more than 100,000 rapid tests to disadvantaged Latino and low-income families in Sonoma County.

The effort comes at a critical time when residents across Sonoma County are gearing up for Christmas and New Year’s gatherings, and the threat of a new, more transmissible COVID-19 variant is quickly emerging.

“We know that this omicron variant is coming at the absolute worst time,” said Dr. Panna Lossy, founder of IsoCare Network, a local nonprofit that has helped struggling families isolate and quarantine safely.

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Santa Rosa family questions ‘confusing’ COVID-19 test site results

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Santa Rosa, CA (KGO)-Santa Rosa residents have expressed concern about COVID test sites offering “inconsistent” offerings. COVID-19 results..

After waiting three hours at Santa Rosa’s Medivolve test site and doing three COVID tests, Kendra Nice got unexpected results.

“Every time I came back with different results,” said Kendra Nice, adding that “everything was reluctant to me.”

When her husband Jacob Medina received his test results, he also noticed a pattern that meant their vacation plans were over. The couple took screenshots of the test results from the Medivolve website and shared them with us.

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