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Hampton Center COVID-19 Testing Site Dates Extended

By OCALA FIRE RESCUE, Correspondent | May 12, 2020 | FLORIDA

Story No. 051220112

(OCALA, Fla.) May 12, 2020 – Ocala Fire Rescue (OFR) paramedics have been staffing a COVID-19 testing site at the Hampton Center, 1501 W Silver Springs Blvd., for the last three weeks. To ensure everyone seeking examination has access to a COVID-19 test, the Hampton site will remain operational until the end of May.

COVID-19 nasal swab testing is available to everyone, including those not showing symptoms. Testing will continue to take place on Tuesdays and Thursdays between the hours of 8 a.m. and 12 p.m. The public will be tested on a first-come, first-served basis.

There is no appointment necessary.

Testing will conclude on Thursday, May 28.

For more information, please contact OFR Captain Jesse Blaire at 352-266-4769.

This article is a direct street report from our correspondent and has not been edited by the 1st Responder newsroom.