Drive-up COVID-19 testing available in Centre


CONTACT: Cherokee County Health Department
(256) 927-3132

A drive-up COVID-19 testing clinic will be offered by the Cherokee County Health Department to patients who meet the testing criteria and while testing supplies last. Please call (256) 927-3132 to make an appointment.

The drive-up clinic will be held at the Cherokee County Health Department, 833 Cedar Bluff Road, Centre, AL 35960 on April 30, from 9 a.m. until 12 noon by appointment.

To be tested, individuals must be age 10 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.

Local leaders urge calm and patience during this trying time for all.

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