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FAMU COVID-19 Test Site To Remain Open

There is a booth with a banner hanging above it. The banner reads, "Welcome. COVID-19 Test Site." There is a young woman sitting behind the booth working on her laptop. She's wearing a face mask.
Robbie Gaffney
The COVID-19 test site at FAMU will continue operating.

The COVID-19 test site at Florida A&M University will remain open following a change in Hurricane Isaias’s path. Officials had planned to close the site temporarily starting today.

The Florida Division of Emergency Management had decided to close all state-supported coronavirus test sites temporarily. In a statement, officials said locations weren’t expected to reopen until Tuesday at the earliest. The goal was to allow staff to prepare for the oncoming storm. But now the Florida Department of Health says the FAMU test site will resume its regular schedule. It currently can test up to 500 people per day.

Robbie Gaffney graduated from Florida State University with degrees in Digital Media Production and Creative Writing. Before working at WFSU, they recorded FSU’s basketball and baseball games for Seminole Productions as well as interned for the PBS Station in Largo, Florida. Robbie loves playing video games such as Shadow of the Colossus, Animal Crossing, and Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles. Their other hobbies include sleeping and watching anime.