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COVID-19 Update: EFSC's Fall Commencement will be virtual, celebrated Dec. 17 online and with drive-through celebrations on each Campus. The Spring Term 2021 Class Schedule has been released, with plans to increase on-campus courses through expanded Hybrid offerings, with class size limits and safety measures remaining in place to protect against COVID-19. View more details & FAQ. To support Fall Term courses and Spring Term planning, select services are available on campus, with prior appointments required in most cases and facial coverings and social distancing requirements in place. See the Student Services Guide.

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State Opens COVID-19 Testing Site at EFSC’s Palm Bay Campus

Updated August 7, 2020 - A drive-through, no-appointment-required, free COVID-19 testing site is available at Eastern Florida State College Palm Bay Campus. As of Aug. 7, the site has been expanded to include no-appointment required testing for those ages 5 and up.

Children ages 5 and up need parental consent. Individuals over the age of 18, need to show a photo ID and testing is available regardless of symptoms.

The free test site is drive-through only. Please limit passengers in the vehicle to those who are being tested, and no more than five people.

The normal testing schedule is seven days a week, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., and days and hours are subject to change based on weather conditions and other circumstances. Click for the state of Florida's testing site updates page.

The site is located at Eastern Florida State College, Palm Bay Campus, 250 Community College Parkway, Palm Bay, FL 32909 (enter at San Filippo Drive SE at Manchester Circle).

The site will support testing for Brevard County residents, as well as those who live outside Brevard County.

Individuals being tested will not be permitted to exit their vehicle. A prescription is not required to receive a test. The test will be a nasal swab. Once samples are collected, they will be sent to a commercial lab for testing and results will be provided as soon as they are available.

View more information about what to expect when coming to the drive-through site.

The site was created through a partnership between Brevard County, the City of Palm Bay, Eastern Florida State College, the Florida Division of Emergency Management (FDEM), the Florida Department of Health, and the Florida National Guard.

View more information regarding Brevard County Emergency Management's COVID-19 response.

For more information regarding the state's COVID-19 response, visit the FDEM website.

For more information regarding COVID-19 in Florida, please visit the Florida Department of Health website.

Residents with questions about testing or other COVID-19 impacts can call Brevard County's free community helpline by dialing 211.