LAKEWOOD, Wash. - Pierce County is closing its Lakewood COVID-19 testing cite due to extremely high demand.
Officials say the location simply is not suitable for the high volume of testing, as well as safety concerns with the huge traffic backups stretching back several blocks. The site will permanently close after the end of the day Wednesday.
In the meantime, the county is looking at other sites that can handle larger crowds before they open another testing site.
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