Oakland County Announces New Free COVID Testing Sites
Holly, Pontiac, Rochester, Southfield, MI – Oakland County’s drive-thru COVID-19 testing locations are relocating beginning Monday, Nov. 30 in order to provide shelter from winter weather. The new locations will be in the communities of Holly, Rochester, Southfield, and Pontiac.
The new testing locations will be open by appointment only from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. as follows:
Mondays: Old Holly Fire Station,
313 S. Broad St, Holly
Tuesdays: Rochester Fire Station,
277 E. Second St, Rochester
Wednesdays: Southfield City Hall Employee Parking Deck,
26000 Evergreen Rd, Southfield
Thursdays: Pontiac Fire Station,
348 South Blvd, Pontiac
COVID-19 tests are available for anyone age 4 years and over. Children age 17 years and under must have COVID-19 symptoms and be a resident of or attend school in Oakland County to be tested. There is no charge for tests and no prescription is needed; however, appointments are required. Please call Nurse on Call at 800-848-5533 to make an appointment. A fifth location in Oakland County may also open soon.
There is currently no vaccine to prevent COVID-19. The best way to prevent infection is to avoid being exposed to the virus. The spread of COVID-19 can be reduced with masks, social distancing, and staying home when sick except to get medical care.
For more information on COVID-19, visit www.oakgov.com/covid. Call Nurse on Call at 800-848-5533, Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. and Saturday 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. with health-related questions. For all other COVID-19 questions, contact the COVID-19 Help Hotline at 248-858-1000 or email@example.com. For up-to-date public health information, follow @publichealthOC on Facebook and Twitter.