Draper COVID-19 testing site closed for several hours

Jan 11, 2022, 8:12 AM | Updated: 11:10 am
Draper closed...
Medical workers test people for COVID-19 outside of the Draper Senior Center in Draper on Tuesday, Jan. 4, 2022. Kristin Murphy, Deseret News

DARPER, Utah — The Draper COVID-19 testing site closed after the generator died. The site will reportedly remain closed for several hours on Tuesday. 

Tuesday morning, the Utah Department of Health announced that a COVID-19 testing site in Draper would open later than normal.. 

KSL-TV’s Derek Peterson reported from the testing location. He explained that the “equipment troubles” had to do with the location’s generator. The estimated opening time of 8:15 a.m. was delayed. The testing site in Draper would remain closed for several hours and testing at the location was frozen. 

Around 9 a.m. the department of health updated the public that mechanics arrived on scene. However, no updated opening time was provided. 

At approximately 10:30 a.m. testing at the site resumed. 

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Draper COVID-19 testing site closed for several hours