Drive-up COVID-19 testing available in Lawrence County Tuesdays and Thursdays

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CONTACT: Lawrence County Health Department
(256) 974-1141

Drive-up COVID-19 testing clinics will be offered at the Lawrence County Health Department on Tuesday and Thursday afternoons from 1 until 3:30 p.m. beginning April 21.

Please call (256) 974-1149 for an appointment and to preregister. The address of the Lawrence County Health Department is 13299 Alabama Highway 157, Moulton.

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.

Clinics will be continued so long as there is demonstrated community need. 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