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Public Information Officer
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Testing at Daytona State College available Tuesday through Thursday
June 8, 2020 – Testing capabilities for the COVID-19 virus is 150 tests per day on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays until further notice.
Some 2,307 tests have been administered since April 14 – 174 of them were administered this week.
“We encourage anyone who is experiencing symptoms of COVID-19 – or who has been in sustained contact with a confirmed COVID-19 positive person – to make an appointment,” said Emergency Management Director Jonathan Lord.
COVID-19 symptoms currently identified by the CDC include:
Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
New loss of taste or smell
Appointments for the Daytona State College site – 3000 Palm Coast Parkway SE – can be made by calling 386-313-4200 on weekdays, but appointment slots are limited to 9 a.m. to noon Tuesday through Thursday.
“For those who need to schedule a test for a different time or day of the week, appointments can be made at any of the other available testing sites in and around our community.”
Appointments can be scheduled through the following:
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
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
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: