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Baptist Operation Outreach 38104 - COVID-19 Testing Site FOR HOMELESS PERSONS - Shelby County -CALL

1325 Jefferson Avenue
Baptist Operation Outreach Clinic in Catholic Charities
Memphis, TN 38104

(901) 342-3167

Description:

Provides site in Shelby County, Baptist Operation Outreach clinic at Catholic Charities of West TN for assessment of possible COVID-19 (Corona Virus) infection FOR HOMELESS PERSONS ONLY; TEST IS FREE FOR HOMELESS PERSONS WITH SYMPTOMS. Locations will be added daily. Tennesseans should first call their usual health care provider first. If an assessment cannot be done in that location, individuals should CALL YOUR HEALTH DEPARTMENT; IF YOU DO NOT HAVE A HEALTHCARE PROVIDER, CALL THE HEALTH DEPARTMENT; ONLY THEN, IF INSTRUCTED TO DO SO, CALL THIS NUMBER; PERSONS MUST BE APPROVED TO GO TO THE CLINIC SITE IN PERSON. Most locations do a phone assessment to determine if an in-person assessment or test is needed. Most individuals, particularly those with mild or no symptoms do NOT need a test. NOTE: AS OF MARCH 18, 2020, THE TN DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH STAFF NOTED IN A PRESS CONFERENCE WITH THE GOVERNOR THAT THREE GROUPS WILL RECEIVE PRIORITY FOR TESTING: HEALTHCARE WORKERS, PERSONS OVER 65 AND PERSONS WHO ARE CURRENTLY HOSPITALIZED. NOT EVERYONE PRESENTING AT THESE ASSESSMENT SITES WILL BE TESTED.

Phone Numbers

Main

(901) 342-3167

Address Listings

Physical
(Primary)
1325 Jefferson Avenue
Baptist Operation Outreach Clinic in Catholic Charities
Memphis, TN 38104

Intake Process:

CALL YOUR HEALTH PROVIDER FIRST IF YOU SUSPECT YOU HAVE COVID-19; IF YOU DO NOT HAVE A HEALTHCARE PROVIDER, CALL THE HEALTH DEPARTMENT; ONLY THEN, IF INSTRUCTED TO DO SO, CALL THIS NUMBER FOR AN INITIAL TELEPHONE ASSESSMENT AND POSSIBLE FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS

Program Fees:

No Fee for homeless persons who have symptoms and need testing

Eligibility:

Persons who are pre-approved to come for testing; NOTE: AS OF MARCH 18, 2020, THREE GROUPS WILL RECEIVE PRIORITY FOR TESTING: HEALTHCARE WORKERS, PERSONS OVER 65 AND PERSONS WHO ARE CURRENTLY HOSPITALIZED. NOT EVERYONE PRESENTING AT THESE ASSESSMENT SITES WILL BE TESTED.

Geography Served

  • Tennessee
    • Shelby County

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