April 22, 2020

State of Alabama
Press Release: Public Health, Alabama Department of

Drive-in COVID-19 testing available in Atmore

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CONTACT: Escambia County Health Department
(251) 368-9188

Drive-in COVID-19 testing clinics will be offered at the Escambia County Health Department, 8600 Highway 31 N., Suite 17, Atmore, on Mondays from 1 to 3 p.m. beginning April 27.

Please call (251) 368-9188 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 27 and May 4.

 

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