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Testing

DUE TO EXTREME COLD - TESTING IS CANCELLED ON 1/11/22 

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

  • Fever
  • Cough
  • 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

 

Helpful Information

Below we have listed links to helpful information for yourself and family. 

CDC Coronavirus General Information

CDC Travelers Information

The Hub Resource Guide (English)

The Hub Resource Guide (Spanish)

City of Bridgeport - Health and Human Services Department