Drive-up COVID-19 testing available in Walker County next Thursday

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CONTACT: Walker County Health Department
(205) 221-9775

A drive-up COVID-19 testing clinic will be offered at the Walker County Health Department on Thursday, April 23 from 10 a.m. to 12 noon.

Please call (205) 221-9775 for an appointment and to preregister. The address of the Walker County Health Department is 705 20th Avenue East, Jasper.

To be tested, individuals must be 10 years old 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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04/17/2020


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