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Expanded opportunity for COVID-19 testing

By Florida Department of Health in Marion County

January 25, 2022

 

Ocala, Fla. — The Florida Department of Health in Marion County announces local COVID-19 testing opportunities are being expanded.

CovidTestFL.Org, a COVID-19 mobile clinical testing service, will begin testing on Saturdays at the end of this week.

Starting Jan. 29, the provider will make testing available from 8 a.m. to noon on Saturdays at the First Baptist Church of Ocala. Those hours will continue until further notice.

CovidTestFL.Org also will maintain its regular hours for free drive-through testing. That takes place from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday, at the church, 2801 SE Maricamp Road.

Call CovidTestFL.Org at 866-826-8430 for additional details about testing.

CovidTestFL.Org offers a diagnostic PCR COVID-19 test that provides results within three days via a text message or an email containing a link to results on a web portal.

Expedited test results are available for an additional fee.

People who seek to be tested must enter the church parking lot entrance on SE 30th Ave. To be tested, individuals should bring a valid photo ID; minors under age 18 will only be tested if they are accompanied by a parent or legal guardian. People should be prepared to stay in their vehicles while awaiting testing.

Additionally, testing can be done at private labs, physicians’ offices, pharmacies and walk-in clinics throughout Marion County.

For more information, call the Department of Health in Marion County at 352-644-2590.

Find out more

Visit marion.floridahealth.gov, marionflcovid.org and twitter.com/flhealthmarion for the latest information on COVID-19 and vaccinations. Visit floridahealthcovid19.gov and use the Vaccine Locator and Testing Sites tools to find vaccination and testing sites near you.