The North Dakota Department of Health and North Dakota National Guard are partnering up to offer COVID-19 testing events in three cities Saturday. The department says testing is a key component to slowing the spread of COVID-19.

The event in Dickinson runs from 8 a.m. until 11 a.m. Mountain Time, and will be held at the old Sanford Clinic, located at 932 2nd Avenue West. It is open to the public.

Bismarck's event runs from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. at the North Dakota Department of Health, Burlington Building, located at 1720 Burlington Drive. The Bismarck event is also open to the public.

Fargo's event runs from 1 p.m. until 5 p.m., and will be held at the NDSU indoor track at 1601 16th Avenue North. The Fargo event is open to NDSU students, faculty and staff, in addition to K-12 teachers and staff.