With the number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Gadsden County more than doubling over the past week, local emergency officials report that they are fielding a rapidly increasing number of phone calls from concerned citizens, as well.
In response, Gadsden County Emergency Management is partnering with the sheriff’s office and Florida Department of Health Gadsden to set up a formal call center. Local residents can ask call center operators questions, voice concerns, learn about available resources, among other COVID-19-related queries and/or comments.
The new Gadsden County coronavirus call center will be manned from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. Reach the call center by dialing (850) 743-6070.
Additional COVID-19 resources:
Florida Department of Health
• 24/7 COVID-19 call center/helpline: (866)-779-6121
FDOH: Gadsden County
• (850) 875-7200 (select option one)
Centers for Disease Control & Prevention
Sign up for Gadsden County emergency alerts via text messaging: txt “AlertGadsden” to 888777
View detailed, up-t0-date data on coronavirus testing, confirmed case-counts and more at the following links:
• Florida COVID-19 Dashboard
• Georgia COVID-19 Daily Status Report
• Alabama COVID-19 Dashboard