COVID-19 Latest News CLICK HERE FOR THE LATEST FROM THE MINNESOTA DEPT, OF HEALTH 3/16/2020 9:20am (Mankato, MN) – Mankato Clinic has opened a drive-thru testing location that will be available to people who first undergo a phone screening. A press release sent Monday morning says the healthcare provider has established a COVID-19 hotline for those who are experiencing symptoms associated with the disease. Symptoms include a cough, fever, and/or difficulty breathing. Anyone concerned that they are infected should call the hotline at (507) 387-8548 prior to coming to the clinic. A Mankato Clinic nurse will guide the caller through the COVID-19 screening process. If testing criteria are met, the call will be directed to a drive-thru location. Using the drive-thru will not be permitted unless a phone screening has been completed by a nurse.