Free COVID-19 testing available in Marshall County

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MARSHALL COUNTY, Ala. – Free COVID-19 testing for people ages 19 and older will begin at the Marshall County Health Department, according to a news release from the Marshall County Emergency Management Agency (EMA).

According to the release, the Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH) said COVID-19 testing will begin on April 7 at the Marshall County Health Department, located at 150 Judy Smith Drive in Guntersville.

The testing will be available from 12:30-4 p.m. Monday through Friday.

In order to be tested, you must be symptomatic, with a fever, cough, or shortness of breath, plus at least one of the following:

  • Be age 65 or older
  • Be a healthcare worker
  • Have a condition that places the patient at higher risk
    • Examples: Chronic Lung Disease, Diabetes, Cardiovascular Disease, Chronic Renal Disease, Immunocompromised, Neurologic/Neurodevelopmental/intellectual disability, Currently Pregnant, or other Chronic Disease

Call 256-582-3656 for an appointment. The release said a referral from a physician is recommended and asked that people remain in their car when they arrive at the clinic.

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