Free tests are available each week for students, faculty and staff not showing symptoms
OXFORD, Miss.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--TourHealth, an innovative COVID-19 testing solution, has been rolled out at the University of Mississippi in Oxford, Miss., to test asymptomatic students, faculty and staff. Testing began at the beginning of September and is available at no cost through October 31 on the Ole Miss campus.
The university partnered with TourHealth to administer the rapid antigen test to diagnose active coronavirus infections and provide same-day results. In addition to clinical testing, TourHealth features a seamless customer experience with appointment scheduling and customer support through the Gov2Go app, as well as result reporting to individuals, university officials and state government.
TourHealth is a partnership with NIC Inc., Impact Health Biometric Testing Inc., and Next Marketing leveraging 80 years of combined experience and bringing together industry leaders in digital solutions, health care and logistics. In addition to the University of Mississippi, TourHealth currently has four testing locations in south Florida, where more than 40,000 people have been tested since early August.
“We are very pleased to partner with the University of Mississippi to keep students, faculty and staff safe during the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond,” said Doug Rogers, NIC Senior Vice President of Strategic Initiatives. “TourHealth is directly aligned with NIC’s mission of making essential government services, in this case vital coronavirus testing, more accessible for people across the country.”
TourHealth is a turnkey, rapidly deployed, mobile and fixed-site onsite COVID-19 testing and collection solution developed to help communities reopen, remain open and reduce the threat of transmission among citizens. TourHealth is deployed with industry-leading technology to provide a single point of seamless citizen engagement in the form of proven web-based, mobile and customer support channels. Learn more at www.tourhealth.com.
About NIC Inc.
NIC (Nasdaq: EGOV) is a leading digital government solutions and payments company, serving more than 7,000 federal, state and local government agencies across the nation. With headquarters in Olathe, Kan., NIC partners with the majority of U.S. states to deliver user-friendly digital services that make it easier and more efficient to interact with government – providing valuable conveniences like applying for unemployment insurance, submitting business filings, renewing licenses, accessing information and making secure payments without visiting a government office. In the COVID-19 era and beyond, NIC helps government agencies rapidly deliver digital solutions to provide essential services to citizens and businesses alike. Having served the public sector for nearly 30 years, NIC continues to evolve with its federal, state and local government partners to deliver innovative and cost-effective digital government to constituents. Learn more at www.egov.com.
About Impact Health Biometric Testing, Inc.
Impact Health is the U.S. leader in providing field-based health and wellness services and has led efforts to combat the COVID-19 pandemic through temperature scanning and testing with various FDA/EUA approved kits. Impact Health supports both private and public sector clients including Yale New Haven Health, Ashley Furniture, CBS Broadcasting and the State of Kansas. Learn more at www.impacthealth.com.
About Next Marketing, Inc.
Next Marketing is a recognized leader in developing, executing and managing mobile tour solutions for corporate and government clients including the U.S. Air Force, Air National Guard, General Motors, and Continental Tire. Learn more at www.nextmarketing.com.
For more information, please contact:
Kara Cowie | NIC Inc.
Director of Corporate Communications
816-813-2350 | Kara.Cowie@egov.com