CORONAVIRUS: Palm Beach County Stops Screening, Out Of COVID-19 Kits

Coronavirus News

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — All COIVD-19 testing at Palm Beach County’s two drive-up testing locations is ceasing for now. The county has run out of kits. Patients with appointments should still show up to be tested, but the appointment phone lines are now closed until new test kits are brought into the area.

Here is the statement from Palm Beach County as of 12:20 p.m. on Tuesday, April 7, 2020:

“From 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. this morning, the Health Care District of Palm Beach County’s COVID-19 Screening Hotline scheduled over 600 appointments for drive-thru testing on Thursday, April 9th.  The hotline is not accepting calls and will reopen once additional test kits are received.”

The County is not distinguishing the Haverhill Road location from the new location at the South Palm Beach County Civic Center, so the assumption is that this affects both locations.




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