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Drive-thru coronavirus testing coming to South County Civic Center

Testing to begin Tuesday morning
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Posted at 4:20 PM, Apr 05, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-05 20:25:49-04

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — Drive-thru coronavirus testing is coming to southern Palm Beach County.

Testing will begin Tuesday at 8 a.m. at the South County Civic Center on Jog Road.

The Cleveland Clinic will start taking appointments for testing at that location via telephone beginning Monday at 10 a.m.

To make an appointment, call 561-804-0250.

Pre-approval and appointments are required for anyone wanting to be tested.

Screening criteria will include presence of symptoms, exposures and risk factors.

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Beginning Tuesday, the phone line will be open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. seven days a week.

After Tuesday's opening, testing will be available Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Saturday from 8 a.m. to noon.

This will be the second testing location in Palm Beach County. A testing site at the FITTEAM Ballpark of the Palm Beaches has been operational since last Tuesday.