Drive-through COVID-19 testing available in Lowndes County Thursday, April 23

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CONTACT: Lowndes County Health Department
(334) 548-2564

A one-day “drive-through” COVID-19 testing clinic will be offered by the Lowndes County Health Department in Hayneville to patients who meet the testing criteria and call for an appointment at (334) 548-2564.

The drive-through clinic is scheduled as follows:

  • Thursday, April 23rd, 10 a.m.- 2 p.m., Lowndes County Health Department, 507 East Tuskeena Street, Hayneville, AL 36040

To be tested, individuals must meet be 10 years old or older and 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.

 

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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ALABAMA DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH
RSA Tower 201 Monroe Street, Suite 910, Montgomery, AL 36104
Phone: (334) 206-5300 | Fax: (334) 206-5520