COVID-19 Testing & PPE

COVID-19 Testing

Physicians if you have a staff member or patient who test positive for COVID-19, DOH EPI will guide you through the next steps.
Call EPI at 561-671-4184.

Health Care District of Palm Beach County's Testing Updated 6/2/2021*

*New* COVID-19 Testing Sites:
It is important to note that COVID-19 testing services will continue to be offered at the local level, including at all county health departments. 
To see a list of COVID-19 testing sites within ten miles of existing COVID-19 testing sites, click here.

Homebound Resident Testing
Residents eligible include homebound elderly or individuals with disabilities who are experiencing symptoms of COVID-19 and cannot leave their homes to access one of the drive-up or walk-up test collection sites. Residents who believe they are eligible for the in-home testing option should call 561-712-6400 for a pre-qualifying assessment. The testing line is open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.

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PPE Vendors

Most popular vendor supply chain:
• Owens and Minor
• Medline
• Cardinal Health
• McKesson
• Grainger/3M
• Honeywell
• Halyard
• Diversey - Oxivir

From the State Emergency Management:

“Teams across Amazon are urgently working across suppliers, to procure inventory of products such as facial shields, PPE (e.g. N95 masks), digital thermometers, ventilators, exam gloves and sanitizers. We will continue to update the product selection in COVID-19 Supplies as hospitals and government organizations come to us with new requests for products in need.”

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NIOSH-Approved N95 Particulate Filtering Facepiece Respirators from CDC

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Burn Rate Calculator from CDC

PPE Request

Private physician practices can request support for COVID-19 supplies from ESF8 (Emergency Operations) by completing and submitting the COVID-19 Emergency Request Form.

COVID-19 Emergency Requisition Request Guidance 

COVID-19 Emergency Requisition Request 


Expired PPE Guidance 

The below information includes guidance about expired PPE as well as guidance for using PPE during shortages.