Ruth Eckerd Hall is the newest Covid-19 drive-thru test site
August 7, 2020 - A new drive-thru Covid-19 testing site is scheduled to open Monday, Aug. 10 at 7 a.m. at the Ruth Eckerd Hall parking lot in Clearwater. The site is in partnership with BayCare Health System, Pinellas County, the City of Clearwater, the Florida Department of Health Pinellas County and Ruth Eckerd Hall. Pinellas County, the City of Clearwater, FDOH and Ruth Eckerd Hall are providing logistical, public safety and clinical teams for the site while BayCare will provide management, testing and results notification of patients. Testing will be available Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 7 a.m. to 10 a.m. Patients are encouraged to bring a referral from a medical provider and those who do not will be screened based on Centers for Disease Control and Prevention guidelines. Testing will be provided on a first-come, first-serve basis. For more testing locations, residents can visit https://covid19.