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FAMU Bragg Memorial Stadium COVID-19 Test Site Closed During Holidays

Three people stand in front of a tent. On the tent is a banner that reads, "COVID-19 Test Site."
Robbie Gaffney
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WFSU-FM
(From left) Bond CEO Dr. Temple Robinson, FAMU President Larry Robinson, Ph.D., and Cynthia Harris, Ph.D., director of the FAMU Institute of Public Health, at the FAMU Bragg Memorial Stadium COVID-19 testing site. More than 136,000 people have been tested at the location since its opening.

The COVID-19 test site at FAMU’s Bragg Memorial Stadium is closed for Christmas Eve, Christmas, and New Year’s Day. Aside from those holidays, People who wish to get a test can do so Monday through Saturday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Officials encourage people with appointments later in the day to show up early to make sure there is enough time to get a test. To schedule an appointment, people can go to curative.com.

At the site, people can request a COVID-19 PCR test from healthcare workers. Otherwise, they will get a rapid COVID-19 antigen test. In a statement, FAMU says healthcare workers have done more than 136,000 tests so far at the Bragg Memorial Stadium testing site.

Testing is free, and no referral from a physician is required.

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.