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Drive-thru testing site open in Panama City Beach

The Bay County Department of Health is hosting two free COVID-19 drive-thru testing sites. (DOH-BAY)
The Bay County Department of Health is hosting two free COVID-19 drive-thru testing sites. (DOH-BAY)(WJHG)
Published: Jun. 16, 2020 at 7:53 AM CDT
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The Department of Health in Bay County is hosting a free COVID-19 drive-thru testing site Tuesday. Jordan McCool was live with a local health official to get more details.

Testing is free to anyone 18-years-old and older, no appointment is necessary.

The drive-thru site will be held at the parking area next to the Seahaven Beach Resort located at 15191 Front Beach Road, Panama City Beach, FL 32413. Testing will be on Tuesday, June 16 from 9:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m.

Health Officials say all passengers must stay inside the cars from arrival to departure. The limit of people in one car to be tested is five.

During the testing, staff will direct traffic, get contact information, collect a brief medical history, and perform a respiratory swab.

Antibody testing will not be available at the sites.

Health Officials say wait times may vary, and testing dates are subject to change due to inclement weather.

For more information, watch Jordan's interview.

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