No Firm Date For COVID-19 Testing At Volusia County Fairgrounds

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DeLand, FL - COVID-19 testing will be taking place at the Volusia County Fairgrounds in the very near future with the cooperation of the Florida Department of Emergency Management.

Volusia County Community Information Director Kevin Captain said the County is working on the logistics of opening and that crews are prepping the Fairgrounds to serve as a drive-through testing site for when they do get the go ahead to open. "The Florida Division of Emergency Management will operate the site at the Volusia County fairgrounds daily. The official start date has not yet been finalized but more information will be provided as it becomes available."

Captain said that there will be four separate lanes, with one for individuals who are symptomatic. That will be a self-swab type test and results should be available in three to five days. "The site will provide both viral and anti-body tests by appointment only, six days a week, Thursday throught Tuesday." No testing will be done on Wednesdays as that is the day for the Volusia County Farm Bureau Farmers Market.

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