Drive-through COVID-19 testing available in Autauga County on Friday, May 1

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CONTACT: Autauga County Health Department
(334) 361-3743

A one-day “drive-through” COVID-19 testing clinic will be offered by the Autauga County Health Department in Prattville to patients who meet the testing criteria and call for an appointment at (334) 361-3743.

The drive-through clinic is scheduled as follows:

  • Friday, May 1, 10 a.m.- 2 p.m., Autauga County Health Department, 219 N. Court St., Prattville, AL 36067

To be tested, individuals must meet these criteria which were updated April 24, 2020:

The patient is a resident of a long-term care facility and the facility has laboratory-confirmed cases in residents or staff, or

The patient is symptomatic with at minimum (measured or subjective) fever OR cough OR shortness of breath, and

  • hospitalized, or
  • immunocompromised or has co-morbidities, or
  • age 65 years or older, or
  • a healthcare worker, or
  • associated with a long-term healthcare facility, or
  • has moderate, severe, or worsening symptoms.

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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04/28/2020


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