With Omicron Surge, County and Partners Open Pop-Up Testing Sites

Thursday, December 30, 2021 | 

With Omicron Surge, County and Partners Open Pop-Up Testing Sites

WHO: 

Leon County Government, Florida Department of Health in Leon County, Bond Community Health Center, and Neighborhood Medical Center

WHAT: 

Free COVID-19 testing

WHEN: 

Jan. 2, 9, 10, and 16, 2022

WHERE: 

Eastside Branch Library, Northeast Branch Library, and Fort Braden Branch Library

 

With various healthcare and community partners, Leon County Government will host free pop-up testing sites to address the increasing community need for COVID-19 testing amid the omicron surge. Community members can receive a free PCR test on a first-come, first-served basis on the following dates and locations over the coming weeks. More locations may be added based on demand.

 

Sunday, Jan. 2   

Eastside Branch Library (1583 Pedrick Rd.): 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Northeast Branch Library (5513 Thomasville Rd.): 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.

 

Sunday, Jan. 9

Northeast Branch Library (5513 Thomasville Rd.): 2 p.m. - 5 p.m.

 

Monday, Jan. 10

Fort Braden Branch Library (16327 Blountstown Hwy.): 1 p.m. - 6 p.m.

Healthcare experts from Bond Community Health Center and Neighborhood Medical Center will be on site to administer tests. Inclement weather may cause event cancelations.

To find additional COVID-19 testing, vaccination and treatment sites, visit LeonCountyFL.gov/VaxMap. For more information, visit LeonCountyFL.gov/EI.

To answer questions about vaccines and other COVID-related questions, the Florida Department of Health operates a 24/7 COVID-19 call center at (866) 779-6121. Leon County residents can also call the County Health Department at (850) 404-6300, Monday through Saturday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

For more information, contact Mathieu Cavell, Leon County Community and Media Relations, at (850) 606-5300 / CMR@LeonCountyFL.gov.