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MAKO COVID 19 Testing News

Ellijay, GA – The Mako Medical Drive-thru COVID-19 Test site in Ellijay will be closed on Friday, April 22nd, due to another scheduled event at the Gilmer County Civic Center Parks and Recreation location where the test site operates.

All MAKO Medical COVID-19 testing locations and normal operating hours in North Georgia are:

Pleasant Grove Park
1732 Pleasant Grove Drive, N.E., Dalton, GA 30721
Monday – Friday: 8 AM – 3 PM
Gilmer County Civic Center Parks and Recreation
1561 South Main Street, Ellijay, GA 30540
Monday, Wednesday, Friday: 8 AM – 2 PM (Closed Friday, April 22nd)
JJ Biello Park Riverside Athletic Complex
610 Druw Cameron Court, Woodstock, GA 30188
Monday – Friday: 8 AM – 3 PM

Public health officials continue to urge people to get tested for COVID-19, regardless of their vaccination status, if they have COVID-19 type symptoms or have been in recent close contact to a person infected with the virus.

COVID-19 testing is free at these sites and there are no eligibility requirements other than having a Georgia address and registering at This is PCR testing done by a mid-nasal swab to determine the presence of the virus that causes COVID-19. It is not an antigen or antibody test.