HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — Central North Alabama Health Services, Inc. has teamed up with Calhoun Community College to move a drive-thru COVID testing day to the school.
On Nov. 19, CNAHSI will be conducting drive-thru COVID-19 testing on the grounds of Calhoun Community College at 102 Wynn Drive in Huntsville to allow for more student and community participation.
The testing is scheduled to take place from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at 102 Wynn Drive in Huntsville. Participants are asked to bring their ID and insurance card if they have one. If you do not have insurance, the testing will be available at no cost.
No appointment or doctor's order will be required.
"With the continuous rise in COVID cases, Calhoun Community College is excited to partner with Central North Alabama Health Services, Inc. to provide free drive-thru testing to those who do not have access to testing services,” commented Dr. Joe Burke, Calhoun interim president. “We understand that many things are quickly changing around us, but we hope what will remain constant is our ability to serve our community with free resources such as this great initiative."
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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has abundant information on how to protect yourself and other from the coronavirus.
The virus can easily spread from person to person, so the CDC recommends you stay at least 6-feet apart from people not in your household. The virus is spread through respiratory droplets that are produced when an infected person coughs, sneezes, breaths or talks, according to the CDC. Because of this, the CDC recommends you wear a cloth facemask when around others and in public.
Additionally, the CDC recommends that you frequently wash your hands with soap and water for at least 20 seconds.
Symptoms to look out for include fever or chills, cough, shortness of breath or difficulty breathing, fatigue, muscle or body aches, headache, new loss of taste or smell, a sore throat, congestion or runny nose, nausea or vomiting and diarrhea, according to the CDC.
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If you suspect you have the coronavirus, you should seek out testing and self-quarantine.
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