February 1, 2021

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

ADPH COVID-19 testing clinics will be held in Coffee and Houston counties during February

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CONTACT: Southeastern Public Health District
(334) 792-9070

The Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH) will offer COVID-19 testing in Coffee and Houston counties during the month of February. Due to limited staffing in this district and COVID-19 vaccination clinics, testing is only being provided on alternate weeks in Coffee and Houston counties at this time. No COVID-19 retesting will be done.

Testing clinics are scheduled as follows:

  • Coffee County Health Department
    2841 Neal Metcalf Road
    Enterprise, AL 36330
    (334) 792-9070
    Tuesday, February 2, and Tuesday, February 16
    8:30 a.m. until 10:30 a.m.

  • Houston County Health Department
    1781 E Cottonwood Road
    Dothan, AL 36301
    (334) 792-9070
    Wednesday, February 10, and Wednesday, February 24
    8:30 a.m. until 10:30 a.m.

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, fatigue, congestion or runny nose, and new loss of taste or smell.

Testing criteria are as follows:

  • 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

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