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Snow, ice close COVID test sites in Seattle-area

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Snow, ice close COVID test sites in Seattle-area

Snow, ice close COVID test sites in Seattle-area

Amid a COVID-19 surge, health officials closed coronavirus testing sites or reduced hours in the Seattle-area because of days of snow and freezing temperatures.


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