Coffee and Houston County COVID-19 drive-up testing clinic schedules announced

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CONTACT: Southeastern Public Health District
(334) 792-9070

Weekly COVID-19 testing will be provided by the Coffee County Health Department in Enterprise and the Houston County Health Department in Dothan. The upcoming testing schedules are listed below:

  • Tuesdays - September 1, 8, 15, 22 and 29
    8:30 a.m. until 10:30 a.m.
    Coffee County Health Department
    2841 Neal Metcalf Road
    Enterprise, AL 36330

  • Wednesdays - September 2, 9, 16, 23 and 30
    8:30 a.m. until 10:30 a.m.
    Houston County Farm Center
    1701 East Cottonwood Road
    Dothan, AL 36302

Appointments are not necessary; however, retesting or testing for back-to-school purposes is not provided.

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, fatigue, congestion or runny nose, and new loss of taste or smell.

Testing criteria are as follows:

  • 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

The Alabama Department of Public Health advises the following measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19:

  • Wash your hands frequently with soap and water for 20 seconds
  • Social distance by staying 6 feet away from others
  • Avoid people who are sick
  • Stay home if you can; work remotely if possible
  • Cover your mouth and nose with a face covering when around others
  • Cover coughs and sneezes
  • Clean and disinfect frequently touched surfaces
  • Monitor your health

For more information, please contact the Southeastern Public Health District at (334) 792-9070 or visit alabamapublichealth.gov.


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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08/26/2020


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