Denver-area COVID testing sites see long lines, reach capacity Sunday – The Denver Post

Several community COVID-19 testing sites in the Denver area reached capacity Sunday following the Christmas holiday.

A long line of cars greeted those wanting to get tested at the site located at Front Range Community College in Westminster. The Colorado Department of Public Health of Environment said the site saw more patients than normal Sunday.

The CDPHE said they spoke with Mako, the vendor responsible for the site at Front Range Community College, and they told them they saw a high number of walk-up patients, which caused the longer than usual wait times.

Other sites, including one at Sky Ridge Medical Center in Douglas County, were not able to accommodate the number of patients waiting to get tested. The Sky Ridge site reached capacity hours before they stopped testing.

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