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FDOH-ESCAMBIA ANNOUNCES UPDATE IN COVID-19 TESTING SCHEDULE IN PENSACOLA Rapid Testing Available by Appointment; Closure of Drive-Thru Testing

By FDOH-Escambia

November 12, 2021

Pensacola, Fla. – The Florida Department of Health in Escambia County (FDOH-Escambia) is announcing an update to the specimen collection for COVID-19 offered to all persons with or without symptoms, effective Monday, November 15, 2021.

What: COVID-19 Rapid Testing Schedule*

Where: FDOH- Escambia Fairfield, 1295 West Fairfield Drive, Pensacola, FL

When: Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. CT

Who: All persons (ages 2 and up) with or without symptoms.

How: Appointment needed. Call 850-595-6500 option 6 to schedule an appointment. Bring a valid form of identification. Rapid testing with results available within 30 minutes. Questions can be directed to FDOH-Escambia’s COVID-19 phone line at 850-595-6500 option 6.

*Dates and locations are subject to change. Please visit EscambiaHealth.com for up-to-date information.

FDOH-Escambia has suspended specimen collection for COVID-19 offered through coordination with Statlab. Closure of the drive-thru testing site is due to a decline in demand for COVID-19 tests. COVID-19 testing sites continue to be available at several locations in Escambia County, including the rapid testing schedule outlined above.

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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