Drive-up COVID-19 testing available in Fayette County on Tuesday, May 5


CONTACT: Fayette County Health Department
(205) 932-5260

A drive-up COVID-19 testing clinics will be offered at the Fayette County Health Department on Tuesday, May 5, from 10 a.m. - noon while testing supplies are available.

Please call (205) 932-5260 for an appointment and to preregister. The address of the Fayette County Health Department is 215 1st Avenue NW, Fayette.

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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