Detroit — The city is moving its free regional COVID-19 testing operation indoors.
Beginning Tuesday, Detroit will do all testing for the virus inside the Joseph Walker Williams Community Center, 8431 Rosa Parks Boulevard.
The city in March stood up one of the state’s first drive-up testing sites at the former Michigan State Fairgrounds on the east side in partnership with area health care systems. In a six-month span, more than 55,000 tests were conducted there. The fairgrounds site shut down Sept. 24.
“The team that has been running the testing site at the fairgrounds did an extraordinary job making it smooth and efficient for Detroiters and our suburban neighbors to have convenient access to testing,” Mayor Mike Duggan said in a statement. “I am confident that the new site will run just as well and that we’ll continue to contain the spread of the virus through the knowledge of