HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — Huntsville Hospital and Thrive Alabama are holding more drive-thru COVID-19 testing events from August 10-13. Testing hours are 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., or until supplies run out.
Monday, Aug. 10–Testing in homeless communities around the city
Tuesday, Aug. 11–Cavalry Hills community/St. Bartley Primitive Baptist Church, 3020 Belafonte Ave., Huntsville, AL 35816
Wednesday, Aug. 12–New Market community/Bethany Primitive Baptist Church, 280 Beth Road, New Market, AL 35761
Thursday, Aug. 13–North Huntsville/Union Chapel Missionary Baptist Church, 315 Winchester Road, Huntsville, AL 35811
Friday, Aug. 14–No testing events scheduled
Mobile testing is intended for asymptomatic individuals with recent exposure to someone who has tested positive for COVID-19. No physician order is required, but patients should bring their driver’s license or other photo ID and health insurance card.
Drivers and passengers should remain inside their vehicle at all times.
Huntsville Hospital’s Fever & Flu Clinic (120 Governors Drive) is the community’s primary testing location for anyone with COVID-19 symptoms such as fever, cough or shortness of breath. The clinic is open weekdays from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Specimens collected at the drive-through sites and Fever & Flu Clinic are sent to outside laboratories. Results take about a week.
If you are tested for COVID-19, you need to remain quarantined at home until you get your test results. If you test positive, you need to remain quarantined for the length of time recommended by ADPH or your healthcare provider.