Drive-in COVID-19 testing available in Choctaw County

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CONTACT: Choctaw County Health Department
(205) 459-4026

Drive-in COVID-19 testing clinics will be offered at the Choctaw County Health Department, 1001 S, Mulberry Ave., Butler, on Tuesdays from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. beginning April 28.

Please call (205) 459-4026 for an appointment and to preregister. A physician referral is preferred.

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. Clinics are currently scheduled for April 28 and May 5.

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