Florida Department of EMS testing site is up and running


By: Shelia Mader

The Florida Department of Emergency Management opened a seven-day a week last week but on orders from the Governor was shut down Thursday at 5:00 p.m. last Thursday afternoon. After review of the path of Storm Isaias, the location in Marianna in the parking lot of Dollar General at 4264 Lafayette Street was allowed to remain open.

Hours are 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. seven days a week. Testing consists of a shallow nasal self-swab. No appointment is necessary and there is no cost to the individual. Individuals wishing to be tested must be 18 years of age or older.


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