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FAMU COVID-19 Test Site Surpasses 100,000 People Tested

A school zone in Tallahassee
Valerie Crowder
A school zone in Tallahassee

More than 100,000 people have now received coronavirus tests at the walk-up site on FAMU's campus.

The Bragg Memorial Stadium coronavirus testing site has been open since April 25. In a statement, Florida A&M University President Larry Robinson says he's proud of the school's involvement as a host of the site.

"It symbolizes our desire to stand and fight with our community during these difficult times," Robinson says.

The site offers PCR and rapid antigen tests. Priority for PRC tests go to people who need to travel, have orders from a physician to get one, and have had a negative rapid test but are still symptomatic.

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.