COVID TESTING IS NO LONGER FREE OF CHARGE
Patients will be required to show proof of insurance and will require sliding fee FPL registration. If a patient is uninsured, they will be charged according to appropriate sliding fee scale rates.
KEEP YOUR COMMUNITY SAFE
Get tested today!
We are now offering walk-up Covid-19 testing at our 510 Clinton Avenue location. Due to limited supplies, we will only administer 150 tests per day (100 tests on Wednesday) - on a first come, first served basis. You do not need to have any symptoms to be tested.
|Monday||8:30 - 11:30am or the first 150 patients (whichever comes first)|
|Tuesday||8:30 - 11:30am or the first 150 patients (whichever comes first)|
|Wednesday||10:00 - 11:30am or the first 100 patients (whichever comes first)|
|Thursday||8:30 - 11:30am or the first 150 patients (whichever comes first)|
|Friday||8:30 - 11:30am or the first 150 patients (whichever comes first)|
*Hours are subject to change based on patient volume, testing supplies and weather conditions.
Patients will receive a number when entering the testing line and must present this number to our staff when called upon.
You do not need to be a patient to receive a test.
You can get tested as many times as needed. Especially for those working in the food or other customer-facing industries, frequent testing is very important!
After you are tested, you will receive your results in 7-10 days.
What is Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)?
Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is a respiratory illness that can spread from person to person. The virus that causes COVID-19 is a novel coronavirus that was first identified during an investigation into an outbreak in Wuhan, China.
What are the symptoms of COVID-19?
Patients with COVID-19 have had mild to severe respiratory illness with symptoms of
- Shortness of breath
In severe cases, patients have developed pneumonia in both lungs, multi-organ failure and in some cases death.
How can I help protect myself and family?
People can help protect themselves and/or family from respiratory illness with everyday preventative actions.
- Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
- Avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth with unwashed hands.
- Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. (Use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer that contains at least 60% alcohol if soap and water are not available.)
For more information about COVID-19, please visit the Center for Disease Control website by clicking here.
You can visit the City of Bridgeport - Health and Human Services Department website by clicking here
Below we have listed links to helpful information for yourself and family.