July 10, 2020

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

Drive-up COVID-19 testing available at Safe Harbor Church in Montgomery July 23

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CONTACT: Montgomery County Health Department
(334) 293-6499

A one-day “drive-up” COVID-19 testing clinic will be offered by the Montgomery County Health Department to patients who meet the testing criteria and call for an appointment at (334) 293-6499.

The drive-up clinic will be held on Thursday, July 23, from 9 a.m. until noon CST at Safe Harbor Church, 500 Eastdale Loop, Montgomery.

Symptoms of COVID-19 consist of either cough or shortness of breath (difficulty breathing) or at least two of the following; fever, chills, repeated shaking with chills, muscle pain, headache, vomiting, diarrhea, sore throat, and new loss of taste or smell.

These are the requirements for testing:

  • Persons with symptoms
  • Healthcare facility workers, workers in congregate living settings, and first responders with symptoms
  • Persons without symptoms who have underlying medical conditions or disability placing them at a higher risk of complications or screening of other asymptomatic individuals based on a case-by-case review and approval by the state health department or local health jurisdiction.

ADPH advises the following measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19:

  • Wash your hands frequently with soap and water for 20 seconds
  • Social distance by staying 6 feet away from others
  • Avoid people who are sick
  • Stay home if you can; work remotely if possible
  • Cover your mouth and nose with a face covering when around others
  • Cover coughs and sneezes
  • Clean and disinfect frequently touched surfaces
  • Monitor your health

For more information, please visit alabamapublichealth.gov.

 

County health departments throughout Alabama provide a wide range of confidential and professional services. Contact your local county health department for additional information.

Mission: To promote, protect, and improve Alabama’s health

Vision: Healthy People. Healthy Communities. Healthy Alabama.

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