April 20, 2021

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

Drive-up COVID-19 testing in Coffee and Houston counties offered by appointment only beginning April 27

 Southeastern Public Health District, (334) 792-9070

The Southeastern Public Health District will offer drive-up testing by appointment only in Coffee and Houston counties beginning Tuesday, April 27.

The new drive-up testing schedule will be:

Coffee County Health Department
2841 Neal Metcalf Road
Enterprise, AL 36330
Wednesdays and Fridays (weekly)
To schedule an appointment, call (334) 347-9574.

Houston County Health Department
1781 Cottonwood Road
Dothan, AL 34301
Tuesdays and Thursdays (weekly)
To schedule an appointment, call (334) 678-2800.

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
    The Alabama Department of Public  Health 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 contact the Southeastern Public Health District at (334) 792-9070 or visit alabamapublichealth.gov.


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