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FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH IN ESCAMBIA COUNTY ANNOUNCES CHANGE IN LOCATION AND HOURS OF OPERATION FOR COVID-19 TESTING IN PENSACOLA

By FDOH-Escambia

July 30, 2021

Pensacola, Fla. – The Florida Department of Health in Escambia County (FDOH-Escambia) is announcing a change in location and hours of operation for specimen collection for COVID-19 offered to all persons with or without symptoms beginning the week of Monday, August 2, 2021. The primary focus is virus testing from swab samples to help identify those who are COVID positive and need contact tracing. This effort is part of the continuing public health surveillance and monitoring for COVID-19 that is occurring across the state.

What:     COVID-19 Testing Schedule*
Where:   FDOH-Escambia Downtown Center, 1300 West Gregory St., Pensacola, FL 32502** (Replaces site at FDOH-Escambia Fairfield)
When:    Open every Tuesday and Thursday from 8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. CT
Who:      All persons with or without symptoms.
How:      Appointment needed. Call 850-595-6554 to schedule an appointment. Questions can be directed to FDOH-Escambia’s COVID-19 phone line at 850-595-6500 option 6. Bring a valid form of identification. Cloth face coverings are required to enter the building for testing.

*Dates are subject to change due to inclement weather or shortage of supplies.

**Location is subject to change. Please visit EscambiaHealth.com for up-to-date information.

Testing sites in Escambia County and eligibility criteria vary and are subject to change. For more detailed information, visit Escambia County’s dedicated COVID-19 webpage.

For information about FDOH-Escambia and COVID-19, visit EscambiaHealth.com or follow us on Twitter at @HealthyEscambia for vaccine updates and new information.

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