Drive-up COVID-19 testing available at the Montgomery County Health Department on Tuesday, May 5

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CONTACT: Montgomery County Health Department
(334) 293-6481

A one-day “drive-up” COVID-19 testing clinic will be offered by the Montgomery County Health Department to patients who meet the testing criteria and call for an appointment at (334) 293-6481.

The drive-up clinic is scheduled as follows:

  • Tuesday, May 5, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m., Montgomery County Health Department, 3060 Mobile Highway, Montgomery, AL 36108

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

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.

County health departments throughout Alabama provide a wide range of confidential and professional services. Contact your local county health department for additional information.

Mission: To promote, protect, and improve Alabama’s health

Vision: Healthy People. Healthy Communities. Healthy Alabama.

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