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Additional opportunity for local COVID-19 testing

By Florida Department of Health in Marion County

February 02, 2022

 

Ocala, Fla.—The Florida Department of Health in Marion County announces an additional opportunity for local COVID-19 testing. 

Beginning Feb. 4, Statlab Mobile, a mobile clinical testing service, will offer free, drive-through testing at the campus of the former Evergreen Elementary School, 4000 W. Anthony Rd. in Ocala. 

Testing will occur 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Fridays through Mondays, and will continue at the site until further notice. Testing will not be done at that location on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, or Thursdays. 

Statlab Mobile will offer a diagnostic PCR test with results available within 24 to 48 hours. 

The company will notify test recipients of their results via a text message and email. 

For more information about Statlab Mobile and its services, visit statlabmobile.com or call 1-844-4MY-LABS. 

COVID-19 testing by CovidTestFL.Org, a COVID-19 mobile clinical testing service, continues at the First Baptist Church of Ocala. 

CovidTestFL.Org offers free drive-through testing 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday, and from 8 a.m. to noon on Saturdays at the church, 2801 SE Maricamp Rd. 

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 testing and vaccinations. Visit floridahealthcovid19.gov and use the Vaccine Locator and Testing Sites tools to find vaccination and testing sites near you.