WARRENSBURG — Johnson County Community Health Services in Warrensburg will offer a free COVID-19 community-wide testing event on Tuesday, July 21, from noon to 8 p.m. at the University of Central Missouri Multipurpose Building parking lot. Any Missouri resident can be tested, but must register for the event in advance as testing supplies are limited, according to the health department.

To register, go to: health.mo.gov/communitytest or by calling 877-435-8411. The health department says it continues to see an increase of positive cases of COVID-19. As of July 10, cumulative numbers for the month have nearly totaled the numbers from March, April, May and June combined. Two people have died from the virus, which was reported by the health department on July 10.