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Leon, Gadsden COVID-19 testing sites temporarily relocated due to inclement weather

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Posted at 12:21 PM, May 20, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-20 12:22:13-04

Due to inclement weather, the Florida Department of Health's COVID-19 testing sites in Leon and Gadsden county will be temporarily relocated.

The Leon County Health Department will temporarily relocate its operations on Wednesday, from Bragg Memorial Stadium to the Alfred Lawson Jr. Multipurpose Center. The center is located at 1800 Wahnish Way.

In Gadsden County, the testing site will be relocated from Capital Regional Medical Center, Gadsden Memorial Campus to the Florida Department of Health in Quincy.

The Health Department is located behind Capital Regional Medical Center at 278 LaSalle Leffall Drive in Quincy.

It will be open today at 1:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m.

Due to the relocation, officials say the department will only be able to service those who have already made appointments for today.

Others wishing to be tested, may schedule an appointment for a future date by calling 850- 329-0685.

To ensure everyone’s safety at both sites, residents are asked to abide by the following guidelines.

1. Residents are required to wear a face mask or cloth face coverings during their visit.
2. Residents will need to place their identification on their vehicle dashboard.
3. Residents are required to remain in their vehicle during the entire visit

To ensure everyone’s safety, staff will continue to assist on site with traffic flow and provide guidance for those being tested.