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City of Fort Pierce to offer free drive-thru coronavirus testing

The free testing will be offered by, appointment only, from May 11 though May 15.
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Posted at 7:46 PM, May 04, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-06 15:33:44-04

FORT PIERCE, Fla.  — The city of Fort Pierce announced Monday that it will be offering free drive-thru testing for five days.

Fort Pierce has created a partnership with Dynix Diagnostix, Allegany Franciscan Ministries, the Florida Department of Health, Indian River State College and other community partners to identify residents who are currently infected with COVID-19 or those who have been previously infected by the virus.

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The testing will be offered by, appointment only, from May 11 though May 15 at Ilous Ellis Park located at 1211 Avenue M.

The city said that during the five days a total of 1,200 individuals will be tested for COVID-19 or the presence of antibodies.

Residents interested in being tested must complete a pre-sceening survey.

Those without internet access can call 888-519-9192 and press 1 for testing. The call center will be open Tuesday, May 5 through Friday, May 8, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.