Bladen County Health Department released the most recent COVID-19 update and new testing sites. Below is the new COVID-19 report along with the testing site information.
Ø Centerville Baptist Church, 18577 East Hwy 53, Tuesday, July 28 8:00 am-2:00 pm FREE
(Sponsored by Centerville Baptist Church/ Bladen County Health Dept/NCDHHS/ Orgin3
Ø CommWell Health (1-910-567-7114 or 1-877-WELL-ALL (935-5255) continues to test in Tar Heel, Monday-Friday, times vary.
Ø Robeson Health Care Corporation is testing at the St. Pauls site (910-241-30420), times vary.
Ø Cape Fear Valley-Bladen Clinics and Express Care offer testing(Bladenboro, Clarkton, Dublin, Elizabethtown and White Lake) for anyone exhibiting symptoms or those in high risk groups without symptoms, after a visit with the provider on duty. Contact the clinic located in your area for further information:
· Bladenboro 910-863-3138
· Clarkton 910-862-1217
· Dublin 910-862-3528
· Elizabethtown 910-862-5500
· White Lake 910-862-1265
· Express Care 910-862-2122
· Bladen cases have been linked to social gatherings, work, travel and community acquired (unknown source). Bladen County residents are vulnerable of getting or spreading the virus. In addition to fever, cough and shortness of breath, the CDC added symptoms for the coronavirus: chills, headache, muscle pain, sore throat, and a new loss of taste. There is no vaccine for the virus.