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Created: Tuesday, 05 May 2020 10:46
Last Updated: Friday, 08 May 2020 13:31
Written by Jennifer King, District Public Information Officer and Risk Communicator
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:
- Felt feverish
- Runny nose
- Muscle aches
- Sore throat
- Nausea or vomiting
- Abdominal pain
- Loss of taste
- Loss of smell
- Shortness of breath
- 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 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.