DORAL, FL – A new COVID-19 testing site for Miami residentes ages 65 and over opens on Tuesday as Floridians face an increase of coronavirus cases. In Miami-Dade alone, 1,701 cases have been reported so far according to the Florida Health Department.
The drive-thru testing site will be located at Charles Hadley Park in Liberty City, where seniors who are experiencing symptoms related to the disease can be tested by calling 305-960-5050 to request an appointment.
According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), symptoms of the virus include a dry cough, fever and shortness of breath. Residents who have had contact with a person previously diagnosed with COVID-19 also qualify to be tested.
We want to remind readers that the best way to protect themselves before getting tested is to avoid close contact with other people by staying within 6 feet of distance. Also, wash your hands regularly for at least 20 seconds each time and leave home only for essentials diligences.
The testing site will be open daily from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. to