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July 2020 - Volume 17 - Issue 1
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CHI ADJUSTS COVID-19 TESTING HOURS AND CRITERIA

June 24 2020 - Community Health of South Florida, Inc. (CHI) is adjusting its hours for free COVID-19 testing and criteria. The new criteria will allow for more people to be tested during this pandemic. 
 
Those looking to be tested for COVID-19 at either of our drive through locations MUST HAVE AN APPOINTMENT and need to first have a free telehealth assessment. Plus, the person must meet the following criteria:
Have any of the following symptoms: fever, cough, shortness of breath, chills, muscle pain, new loss of taste or smell, vomiting or diarrhea, and/or sore throat.
Have been in close contact with a person known or suspected to have COVID-19
Live in a community with ongoing COVID-19 spread
Have a need for a COVID-19 test to be able to return to work
Have at least 14 days after a 1st positive test and at least 7 days after a 2nd positive test
 
To make an appointment call (305) 252-4820
Free COVID-19 locations and times:
CHI Marathon Health Center
2805 Overseas Highway, Marathon, FL 33050
Every Saturday from 11am to 12:30pm
Drive through format
*Must be a resident of Monroe County and have ID
 
Martin Luther King, Jr. Clinica Campesina Health Center Campus
74 SW 6th Ave., Homestead, FL 33030
Every Monday and Wednesday from 8:30am to 11:30am
Drive through format
 
 
*TESTING IS NO LONGER OFFERED IN FLORIDA CITY OR COCONUT GROVE
 
 
About Community Health of South Florida, Inc.
Since 1971, CHI has been a beacon of hope providing access to high quality healthcare for all regardless of insurance status, income level or background. The non-profit federally qualified health center offers comprehensive healthcare services including primary care, pediatrics, OB/GYN, dental, urgent care, behavioral health, vision, radiology, pharmacy, transportation and more. CHI has 11 health centers and 35 school-based sites. CHI is a recipient of the Florida Governor’s Sterling Award. It is accredited by the Joint Commission and is also accredited as a patient centered medical home by the National Committee for Quality Assurance. CHI is also designated as a behavioral health medical home. In addition, CHI is home to the Brodes H. Hartley, Jr., Teaching Health Center, training the next generation of doctors in family medicine and psychiatry. CHI recently broke ground on the first Children’s Crisis Center in southern Miami-Dade County this month. It will service kids with severe behavioral health problems from Monroe and Miami-Dade Counties.
 
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