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  • For FREE COVID-19 TESTING in the North Georgia Health District, call 1-888-881-1474. Please keep calling if lines are busy. Learn more HERE.

FREE COVID-19 Testing This Weekend at Health Dept in Dalton

 

Whitfield County Health Department is again offering FREE COVID-19 Testing over the weekend this Saturday, May 16th from 9 AM to 12 PM and Sunday, May 17th at 1 PM for an hour. CALL to REGISTER at 1-888-881-1474! Our Call Center is open each day through Saturday. Whitfield County Health Department is located at 800 Professional Blvd., Dalton, GA 30720. Learn more about COVID-19 at COVID-19 Information for North Georgians.

 

Free COVID 19 Testing May 16th and 17th in Whitfield Co Flyer

 

Free COVID 19 Testing May 16th and 17th in Whitfield Co Flyer SP

 

Expanded FREE COVID-19 Testing in Dalton, Sat. & Sun.

Dalton, GA – The Whitfield County Health Department will provide FREE COVID-19 testing in Dalton this Saturday and Sunday, May 9th and 10th. Testing is from 9 AM to 12 PM on Saturday and begins at 1 PM on Sunday.

 

Anyone who wishes to be tested must first register by calling 1-888-881-1474. Our priority for testing remains, as...

 

  • Anyone who has COVID-19 symptoms, such as:

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- Fever

- Felt feverish

- Runny nose
- Cough
- Muscle aches
- Chills
- Sore throat
- Nausea or vomiting
- Abdominal pain

- Loss of taste

- Loss of smell

- Headache

- Shortness of breath

- Diarrhea

- Other


  • Anyone who does or does not have COVID-19 symptoms and is also one of the following:Free Covid 19 Testing May 9th and 10th in Whitfield Co web sp

 

- Health care worker

- First responder

- Law enforcement officer

- Resident or worker in a long-term care facility

- Resident or worker in a congregate setting

- Critical infrastructure worker, such as:

   > Grocery store or restaurant worker

   > Utility worker

   > Truck driver

   > Airline crew member


To register for Free COVID-19 testing by public health in North Georgia, you must first call this toll-free number to be given an appointment: 1-888-881-1474.

 

The Whitfield County Health Department is located at 800 Professional Boulevard, Dalton, GA 30720.

 

For more information about COVID-19 and free public health testing locally and statewide, click on the COVID-19 banner on our home page.

Pop-Up COVID-19 Testing in North Georgia

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NORTH GA – County public health departments within the North Georgia Health District will conduct two separate pop-up COVID-19 testing sites, respectively, on  Wednesday and Thursday of next week.

The two pop-up COVID-19 testing sites, times and locations are:

    • Pickens County: Wednesday, May 6th, 9 A.M. – 11 A.M., Mt. Zion Baptist Church, 1036 North Main Street, Jasper, GA 30143

 

    • Murray County: Thursday, May 7th, 9 A.M. – 11 A.M., Murray County Parks and Recreation Department, 651 Hyden Tyler Road, Chatsworth, GA 30705 

 

COVID-19 testing is free, but people who meet the criteria for testing must register in advance by calling 1-888-881-1474.

People who are eligible for testing include:

  - Anyone who has COVID-19 symptoms, such as:

    • Fever
    • Felt feverish
    • Runny nose
    • Cough
    • Muscle aches
    • Chills
    • Sore throat
    • Nausea or vomiting
    • Abdominal pain
    • Loss of taste
    • Loss of smell
    • Headache
    • Shortness of breath
    • Diarrhea
    • Other

  - Anyone who does or does not have COVID-19 symptoms and is also one of the following:

    • Health care worker
    • First responder
    • Law enforcement officer
    • Resident or worker in a long-term care facility
    • Resident or worker in a congregate setting
    • Critical infrastructure worker, such as grocery store and utility workers, truck drivers, airline crew members, etc.

“We have assisted in the free testing of hundreds of residents at three public health drive-thru sites in Cherokee, Gilmer and Whitfield counties,” said Dr. Zachary Taylor, health district director. “But there are people who have barriers for getting COVID-19 testing, such as lack of transportation, so we want to remove those barriers and make it easier for as many people as possible to be tested.”

More information about COVID-19 and testing in Georgia can be found at bit.ly/COVID-Updates-NorthGA.

North Georgia Locations for FREE COVID-19 TESTING

**Click here for changes to our COVID-19 Testing. Final Week for Testing by Public Health**

FREE COVID-19 Testing is Available in Cherokee and Whitfield Counties

 

             FREE COVID 19 Testing in North GA Schedule Week of Jan 11th   

Call Center is open weekdays, 8:15 AM - 4:30 PM

 

North GeoFree Covid 19 Testing in Cherokee Gilmer and Whitfield Co bannerrgians, YOU may receive FREE COVID-19 TESTING provided by public health at a testing site in Cherokee and Whitfield County! *You MUST first register for testing and arrange for an appointment to go to a testing site in one of these counties by contacting our Call Center at 1-888-881-1474. (First Responders Do NOT have to register prior to arrival at testing sites in Georgia.)

Although anyone can be tested in Georgia, we especially encourage the priority groups to be tested: people who have symptoms of the Coronavirus Disease COVID-19 such as fever, dry cough or shortness of breath (see more), and for people who are with or without symptoms and are either a healthcare worker, first responder, law enforcement officer or a person who lives or works in a long-term care facility or congregate setting OR are a critical infrastructure worker, such as a grocery store employee, trucker or utility worker.

Register today for FREE COVID-19 Testing by public health in North Georgia by calling  1-888-881-1474. The Call Center is generally open weekdays, 8:15 AM - 4:30 PM (check calendar above for any possible exceptions). *NO Appointment is Needed for 1st Responders. Call volumes can be abnormally high at times, but please continue dialing until you get through.

For more information about COVID-19 and FREE public health Testing in North Georgia, log onto www.nghd.org.  

 Contact information for local health departments providing COVID-19 testing throughout Georgia can be found HERE.

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