Macon County drive-up COVID-19 testing offered June 18 in Warrior Stand Community

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CONTACT: Macon County Health Department
(334) 727-1800

A drive-up COVID-19 testing clinic will be held on Thursday, June 18, from 9 a.m. until noon in the Warrior Stand Community, 357 County Road 5, Union Springs, AL 36089. The testing clinic is offered by the Macon County Health Department to patients who meet the testing criteria and call for an appointment at (334) 727-1800.

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.

Patients eligible for drive-up clinic specimen collection must meet these criteria:

  • Persons with symptoms
  • Healthcare facility workers, workers in congregate living settings, and first responders with symptoms
  • Persons without symptoms who have underlying medical conditions or disability placing them at a higher risk of complications or screening of other asymptomatic individuals based on a case by case review and approval by the state health department or local health jurisdiction.

Drive-up testing specimen collection clinics will also be offered on June 18 at the following county health departments in the East Central District: Lee and Montgomery counties. Please contact the health department to schedule an appointment.

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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