Drive-up COVID-19 testing available in Sumter County on Fridays in December

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CONTACT: Sumter County Health Department
(205) 652-7972

The Sumter County Health Department will offer drive-up COVID-19 testing clinics on Fridays, December 11 and December 18 at the health department at 1121 N. Washington St., Livingston, from 9 – 9:30 a.m.

Testing is available to patients who meet the testing criteria and while supplies are available. Please contact the Sumter County Health Department, (205) 652-7972, for pre-registration and appointment times.

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

ADPH 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 visit alabamapublichealth.gov.

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12/10/2020


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