TAMPA, Fla. - A new service will allow Hillsborough County residents to take a coronavirus test -- all at home.
On Thursday morning, county officials announced it will begin offering in-home testing for the novel virus with a testing crew coming to a resident's home.
The service is offered for people who are homebound or who don't have access to transportation during testing hours.
"We caution that the in-home testing program is designated for residents that truly cannot get out of the home and do not have a transportation open," according to a county statement. "Residents no longer need to be symptomatic, but any Hillsborough resident can be tested."
For those who quality, they can call to make an appointment at 813-272-5900.
If you feel sick:
The Florida Department of Health has opened a COVID-19 Call Center at 1-866-779-6121. Agents will answer questions around the clock. Questions may also be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org. Email responses will be sent during call center hours.
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