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MID-SOUTH — There are several places people can get tested for COVID-19 in the Mid-South.

Remember that testing for COVID-19 is limited and only being offered to those who are symptomatic, contacts of confirmed cases or who work in the healthcare field.

Patients must meet certain exposure criteria in order to be tested for COVID-19.

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If you suspect that you have been exposed to someone who has been confirmed to have COVID-19 and have mild to moderate symptoms, please call your healthcare provider or the COVID-19 hotline: 833-943-1658.

The Shelby County Health Department asks you to not show up to a doctor’s office or healthcare center for COVID-19 testing unless you were instructed to do so by your provider or have an appointment.

Also, do not show up to an emergency department for testing or treatment unless you have called ahead to notify them first.

A list of places currently testing for COVID-19: