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COVID-19 testing coming to Niceville June 2; more testing scheduled

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The Florida Department of Health in Okaloosa County (DOH-Okaloosa) and Okaloosa County Emergency Medical Services (Okaloosa County EMS) are partnering to expand COVID-19 testing offered to community residents in June. Testing in Niceville will take place on June 2.

NICEVILLE, Fla — The Florida Department of Health in Okaloosa County (DOH-Okaloosa) and Okaloosa County Emergency Medical Services (Okaloosa County EMS) are partnering to expand COVID-19 testing offered to community residents in June.

Testing in Niceville will take place on June 2. The schedule, including dates, times and locations, is below.

DOH-Okaloosa and Okaloosa County EMS began providing drive-thru testing for COVID-19 in May and have tested more than 1,200 community members at four different locations—Crestview, Destin, Baker and Fort Walton Beach.

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Drive-Thru Testing Schedule*

Tuesday, June 2

8 a.m. – 11 a.m.

Northwest Florida State College

100 E College Blvd.

Niceville, FL 32578

 

Thursday, June 4

8 a.m. – 11 a.m.

Destin-Fort Walton Beach Convention Center

1250 Miracle Strip Pkwy SE

Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548

 

Tuesday, June 9

8 a.m. – 11 a.m.

Crestview Community Center

1446 Commerce Dr.

Crestview, FL 32539

 

Thursday, June 11

9 a.m. – noon.

Destin United Methodist Church

200 Beach Dr.

Destin, FL 32541

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

okaloosa county covid-19 testing schedule june 2020 florida

Drive-thru testing schedule for COVID-19 testing in Okaloosa County, June 2020

  • Parker Destin for Okaloosa County Commissioner Dist 5

No pre-screening or pre-registration required. Community residents with and without symptoms can be tested at no cost. There are no age limitations. Children must be cooperative and able to complete the test without restraint.

Everyone will be asked to provide their first and last name, address, gender, date of birth, race, ethnicity, address, county of FL residency and a working phone number. Everyone should remain in the vehicle at all times. Try to limit those in vehicle to no more than five to be tested.

If you have symptoms of concern for COVID-19, after being tested, you should stay home and continue to monitor and record symptoms until you get your results. Results will be provided via telephone call regardless if positive or negative.

COVID-19 testing is still available at DOH-Okaloosa for anyone wanting testing, symptoms or no symptoms. Please call 850-344-0566 for an appointment. Appointments are available Monday – Friday.

Symptoms of a possible infection with COVID-19 include fever, cough, shortness of breath, chills, muscle pain, new loss of taste or smell and sore throat. Rarely symptoms may include nausea, vomiting, or diarrhea.

Antibody (serological) testing is not available at these test sites. The tests will identify the presence of the active virus. It does not identify the presence of antibodies which indicates that the person has been exposed to the virus and developed antibodies against it.

Visit HealthyOkaloosa.com COVID-19 Frequently Asked Questions for the most-up-to-date calendar or call our Public Information Line at 850-344-0566.

Follow us on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter at @HealthyFla. For more information about the Florida Department of Health, please visit www.FloridaHealth.gov .

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