The City of Jamestown, in conjunction with Chautauqua County, have announced a new shipment of 5,000 COVID-19 rapid test kits that will be distributed to Jamestown non-profits and organizations. These include the YMCA, the YWCA, the Salvation Army, the Prendergast Library, Jamestown VA Clinic, the Boys and Girls Club, the Mental Health Association, Chautauqua Opportunities Inc., Hillside Children’s Center, Chautauqua Alcohol & Substance Abuse Council, and Evergreen Health Services. These organizations will be able to distribute test kits as they see fit.
In a statement, Jamestown Mayor Eddie Sundquist stated, “I am thrilled to work with the County and our local non-profits to distribute rapid test kits. This will allow some of our most vulnerable populations to keep safe should COVID cases spike again.”
County Executive PJ Wendel said, “I am glad we can partner with the City of Jamestown to distribute rapid COVID tests. These tests are a way we can continue to protect our residents as the pandemic is slowing down.”