Drive-Through COVID-19 Testing Site Opens Tuesday at Eastern Florida State College in Palm Bay

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Testing will take place daily from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

A drive-through, community-based no-appointment-required COVID-19 testing site will open at 9 a.m. Tuesday, May 12, at the Eastern Florida State College Palm Bay Campus. (FOX image)

BREVARD COUNTY • PALM BAY, FLORIDA – A drive-through, community-based no-appointment-required COVID-19 testing site will open at 9 a.m. Tuesday, May 12, at the Eastern Florida State College Palm Bay Campus.

The site was created through a partnership between Brevard County, the City of Palm Bay, Eastern Florida State College, the Florida Division of Emergency Management, the Florida Department of Health, and the Florida National Guard.

The site will support testing for Brevard County residents, as well as those who live outside Brevard County.

Testing will be available seven days a week for individuals over the age of 18, regardless of symptoms. Photo ID is required for all who desire to test, to verify they are of legal age. The test site is drive-through only.

Please limit passengers in the vehicle to those who are being tested, and no more than five people. Individuals being tested will not be permitted to exit their vehicle.

A prescription is not required to receive a test. The test will be a nasal swab. Once samples are collected, they will be sent to a commercial lab for testing, and results will be provided as soon as they are available.

More information about what to expect when coming to the site can be found here: https://floridadisaster.org/globalassets/covid19/walk-in-test-sites/cbts-faq-3.pdf

Testing will take place daily from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

WHERE: Eastern Florida State College, Palm Bay Campus (enter at San Filippo Drive SE at Manchester Circle)
250 Community College Parkway
Palm Bay, FL. 32909

WHAT: COVID-19 Drive-Thru Testing Site

WHEN: Starts at 9 a.m. Tuesday, May 12.

For more information regarding Brevard County Emergency Management’s COVID-19 response, visit: https://www.brevardfl.gov/emergency-event/status-reports

For more information regarding FDEM’s COVID-19 response, visit: https://www.floridadisaster.org/news-media/

For more information regarding COVID-19 in Florida, please visit floridahealthcovid19.gov.

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