Testing times change at Carroll Co. Health Dept.

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Huntingdon, Tenn. – The Carroll County Health Department is offering COVID-19 testing for the community by appointment. Anyone who wishes to be tested for COVID-19 should call the health department at 731-986-1990 to make an appointment for testing.

“Anyone with concerns about their health or the health of a family member is invited to call us to set a time to receive testing for COVID-19,” said County Health Director Emily Rushing. “We’re providing this testing at no cost to participants.”

The Carroll County Health Department is located at 633 High Street in Huntingdon. Beginning Monday, July 27th, COVID-19 testing will be offered Monday through Friday from 1:30pm to 3:30pm. Please call the clinic to make an appointment for testing.

Health department nurses will collect nasal swabs to send to the lab for your COVID-19 test. You do not have to live in Carroll County to be tested at the health department. Those who come for testing should be prepared to isolate themselves at home while awaiting their test results, and will be given information on what to expect after their test. This information is also available online at www.tn.gov/content/dam/tn/health/documents/cedep/novel-coronavirus/TestedGuidance.pdf.

Everyone wishing to be tested for COVID-19 should be prepared to share their contact information so health department staff members can provide their test results. Everyone tested will be given further instructions to protect their health and the health of those around them.

Tennessee’s Coronavirus Public Information Lines are open from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m., CDT daily   at 833-556-2476 or 877-857-2945.

Find additional information at www.tn.gov/governor/covid-19.html and www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html.

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