NEW TIMES - COVID-19 Testing at Tipton County Health Department

Starting Monday August 10, 2020 the Drive-Up COVID Testing at the Health Department on Mueller Brass Rd. in Covington will be open from 8:00 am till Noon,  Monday-Friday.

Anyone with concerns about their health or the health of a family member is invited to call us, 901.476.0235.  We’re providing this testing at no cost to participants, and test results may be available within 72 hours after the samples arrive at the lab, depending on lab volume.

Nurses will collect nasals swabs and anyone tested should be prepared to isolate themselves at home while awaiting their test results.

Everyone wishing to be tested for COVID-19 should be prepared to share their contact information so health department staff members can provide their test results.

Everyone tested will be contacted about their results, whether they are negative or positive, and given further instructions to protect their health and the health of those around them.

Tennessee’s Coronavirus Public Information Lines are open from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m., CDT daily at 833-556-2476 or 877-857-2945.