Drive-through COVID-19 testing available in Bullock County May 27

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CONTACT: Bullock County Health Department
(334) 738-3030

A “drive-through” COVID-19 testing clinic will be offered by the Bullock County Health Department in Union Springs to patients who meet the testing criteria and call for an appointment at (334) 738-3030.

The drive-through clinic is scheduled for Wednesday, May 27, 9 a.m. - 1 p.m., at the Bullock County Health Department, 674 Hicks Industrial Blvd., Union Springs.

To be tested, individuals must meet these criteria:

The patient is a resident (with or without symptoms) of a long-term care facility and the facility has laboratory-confirmed cases in residents or staff, or are

  • Hospitalized patients with symptoms
  • Healthcare facility workers, workers in congregate living settings, and first responders with symptoms
  • Residents in long-term care facilities or other congregate living settings, including correctional and detention facilities and shelters, with symptoms
  • Persons without symptoms who have underlying medical conditions or disability placing them at a higher risk of complications, residency in a congregate housing setting such as a homeless shelter or long-term care facility, or screening of other asymptomatic individuals based on a case-by-case review and approval by the state health department or local health jurisdiction.

Symptoms of COVID-19 consist of either cough or shortness of breath (difficulty breathing) or at least two of the following: fever, chills, repeated shaking with chills, muscle pain, headache, vomiting, diarrhea, sore throat, and new loss of taste or smell.

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05/20/2020


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