Courtesy of Jim Allen.
Drive-in COVID-19 testing available in Conecuh County
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
CONTACT: Conecuh County Health Department
Drive-in COVID-19 testing clinics will be offered at the Conecuh County Health Department, 102 Wild Ave., Evergreen, on Wednesdays from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. beginning April 29.
Please call (251) 578-1952 for an appointment and to preregister. A physician referral is preferred.
To be tested, individuals must be 10 years old or older and meet these criteria:
The patient is symptomatic with at a minimum (measured or subjective)
· Fever OR cough OR shortness of breath, AND
· Immunocompromised or have co-morbidities, or
· Age 65 years or older, or
· Healthcare worker, or
· Associated with a long-term healthcare facility, or
· Symptoms are moderate, severe or worsening.
If you have no symptoms, testing is not recommended. If you have mild symptoms and do not fall into one of the above high-risk groups, it is recommended that you self-isolate at home and call 1-888-264-2256 if your symptoms worsen.
Clinics will be continued so long as there is demonstrated community need. Clinics are currently scheduled for April 29 and May 6.
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