BREVARD COUNTY, Florida – The Florida Department of Health in Brevard County is providing appointment-only drive-through COVID-19 tests to symptomatic individuals meeting the following criteria:
Those age 65 and older
Those with underlying health conditions
Anyone who does not meet the above criteria, but has symptoms and a prescription from a medical doctor
Symptoms of COVID-19 include fever of 100.4 or higher, cough, and shortness of breath. Those experiencing emergency warning signs such as difficulty breathing, persistent pain or pressure in the chest, new confusion or inability to arouse, or bluish lips or face, should immediately seek medical attention.
Appointments must be scheduled ahead of time by calling 321-454-7141 for screening and registration.
In addition, several urgent care clinics and some private medical facilities are also providing COVID-19 tests. Anyone who believes they may have COVID-19 should call their health care provider before going to the facility.