UPDATED January 13: COVID-19 Testing Options Provided by the Tipton County Health Department
BEGINNING JANUARY 14, 2021...
(SELF TEST) Monday, Wednesdays, Fridays - The self-test will be offered to ADULTS on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 8:00am-12:00pm at the Health Department. Please call the Health Department (901) 476-0235 before going to reserve your self-test kit. Again, if you want the self-test you must call the Health Department first at (901) 476-0235.
(STANDARD NASAL SWAB) Tuesdays & Thursdays - The standard nasal swab COVID-19 test by the Health Department personnel will be available to ALL on Tuesdays and Thursdays at Cobb Parr Park in Covington from 8:30am-11:00am. PLEASE enter the park from the Bert Johnston Ave entrance (NOT the Highway 51 S entrance).
Anyone with concerns about their health or the health of a family member is invited to call us, 901.476.0235. We’re providing this testing at no cost to participants, and test results may be available within 48 hours after the samples arrive at the lab, depending on lab volume.
Nurses will collect nasals swabs and anyone tested should be prepared to isolate themselves at home while awaiting their test results.
Everyone wishing to be tested for COVID-19 should be prepared to share their contact information so health department staff members can provide their test results.
Everyone tested will be contacted about their results, whether they are negative or positive, and given further instructions to protect their health and the health of those around them.
Tennessee’s Coronavirus Public Information Lines are open from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m., CDT daily at 833-556-2476 or 877-857-2945.