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Posted on: April 13, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Testing for COVID-19



COVID-19 Testing

The Center for Family Health will have a COVID Hotline operating and drive-through testing (by appointment only. People who believe they may need testing should call the COVID-19 testing hotline at (517) 748-5363.  The hotline is open 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Friday, and 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.

Our nurses and providers will conduct a screening and may make a recommendation for testing, or treatment at the Center.

Site Locations for testing include:

  • Main campus site at 505 N. Jackson Street, in Jackson
  • Martin Luther King Jr. Center at 1107 Adrian St. in Jackson 
  • Northwest Community Health Center located at 6700 Rives Junction Road in Blackman Township

All sites are by appointment only.

Center for Family Health  Hotline number is 517.748.5363

Download flyer with information on COVID Testing Locations (PDF)


Effective Thursday, June 11, Henry Ford Allegiance Health’s COVID-19 Drive-Through Screening and Testing Center is moving to a new location—the Henry Ford Allegiance Specialty Center parking lot, located at 110 N. Elm Avenue. 

Community members who want to be tested for COVID-19 are asked to call the Henry Ford MyCare Advice Line at (313) 874-7500 (press 1 for the HFAH site) to be screened and to schedule an appointment. The Drive-Through Screening and Testing Center is open from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.

The COVID-19 Drive-Through Screening and Testing Center uses current CDC testing criteria. Anyone exposed to someone known to have COVID-19, or who has the below symptoms, may be tested.

  • Cough
  • Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
  • Fever or chills
  • Muscle pain
  • Sore throat
  • Headache
  • New loss of taste or smell

In Michigan, testing criteria has been expanded to include:

Asymptomatic (without symptoms) individuals who are preparing for surgery.

Those who work in a profession that puts them at high risk of exposure due to contact with the public.

Those who work in certain industries, such as food processing.

Anyone with life-threatening symptoms, such as shortness of breath, should go to the Emergency Department.

HFAH Health Testing information is available by calling the: Henry Ford COVID-19 Patient Hotline: (313) 874-1055.  

Additional Testing sites available through the COVID-19 Test FInder  

Please call the testing site or your health care provider before you go for testing.

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