By: KDKA-TV News Staff

WEST MIFFLIN (KDKA) — The Allegheny County Health Department says mechanical issues are to blame for problems at the free COVID-19 testing site set up today at Kennywood.

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According to a county spokesperson, the testing van was experiencing mechanical problems. Workers tried for hours to fix it, but eventually were forced to shut down the testing site.

It was supposed to be open from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. with walk-ups welcome.

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The county spokesperson says they are working with Curative, the company that would have provided the tests, to accommodate patients who registered to get a test administered.

You can also reschedule your appointment by visiting the county’s COVID-19 testing map.

Allegheny County will have several other mobile testing sites in various locations this week.

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There will be testing offered at the Fairhaven United Methodist Church on Tuesday from 9 a.m. to noon, then 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Walk-ups are allowed or you can register for online.