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Posted on: May 15, 2020

COVID-19 testing continues to be available in Flagler County

Julie Murphy

Flagler County

Public Information Officer

(386) 313-4039

Email jmurphy@flaglercounty.org

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

COVID-19 testing continues to be available in Flagler County

May 14, 2020 – Flagler County reminds its residents that multiple options remain available to get tested for COVID-19.

“We encourage anyone who has experienced a symptom of COVID-19, or been in sustained contact with a confirmed COVID-19 positive person, to make an appointment at any of the available testing sites, in and around our community.” said Emergency Management Director Jonathan Lord.

The COVID-19 symptoms currently identified by the CDC include:

  • Cough
  • Fever
  • Chills
  • Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
  • Muscle pain
  • Sore throat
  • New loss of taste or smell

Testing sites in our area that residents may call to make an appointment at, include:

  • Their primary healthcare provider: As they can either conduct the necessary testing, or refer you to an affiliated testing site.
  • Florida Department of Health in Flagler located at 301 Dr. Carter Blvd., Bunnell: 386-437-7350
  • Flagler County Resident Community Testing Site at DSC-Palm Coast, 3000 Palm Coast Pkwy SE, Palm Coast: 386-313-4200
  • Urgent Care Centers, such as:
  • Centra Care Palm Coast, 386-225-4631
  • MediQuick Palm Coast North, 386-447-6615
  • MediQuick Palm Coast South, 386-597-2829
  • CentraCare Ormond Beach, 386-317-9055

The Flagler County Resident Community Testing Site at Daytona State College – Palm Coast (3000 Palm Coast Pkwy SE) continues to be a community partnership involving personnel and volunteers from Flagler County, Flagler Volunteer Services, the City of Palm Coast, Daytona State College, FL Department of Health – Flagler, and AdventHealth.

The Community Testing Site will be modifying its days of operation in order to most effectively allocate our resources. Appointment based testing will occur as follows:

  • Week of May 17: Testing will be conducted on Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday mornings
  • After May 25: Testing will be conducted on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday mornings

“I can’t thank our employees, volunteers, and partners enough, for the dedication of their time and effort to continuing the support of our Community Testing Site.” Lord said. “Without them, we would not have been able to offer this important service to our community.”

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All residents and businesses are reminded to abide by Executive and Emergency Orders, and follow Florida Department of Health and CDC guidance. Additionally, those who are sick and/or told to self-isolate are to: remain at home unless seeking medical care, cover coughs and sneezes, wear a facemask around others, and disinfect touched surfaces daily. COVID-19 testing is available for Flagler County residents at a variety of locations, please visit www.FlaglerCounty.org, and following the links for COVID-19 and then select Screening & Testing for the latest options. COVID-19 health related questions or concerns should be directed to your regular healthcare provider or the Florida Health hotline at 866-779-6121. COVID-19 business concerns should be directed to the Florida Department of Business & Professional Regulation at 866-532-1440. All other COVID-19 government services questions or concerns may be directed your municipality or the Emergency Operations Center at 386-313-4200. Check for current information on Flagler County’s website www.flaglercounty.org, and follow “Flagler County Government” or “Flagler County Emergency Management” on Social Media. The county’s social media team will provide updates through these official accounts:

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