Community Health opens drive-thru testing tomorrow

On Real News this morning, Community Health Northwest Florida CEO Chandra Smiley discussed her partnership with Escambia County to offer COVID testing from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. tomorrow at Brownsville Community Center. No appointments required. Test results should be available by Sunday.

Ascension Sacred Heart will offer drive-thru testing through Friday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 5192 Bayou Blvd. Spokesman Mike Burke shared with Inweekly that they tested 648 people yesterday – a new daily record.

The CDC reports the positivity rate for the past seven days has climbed to 36.6% in Escambia County.