Ellijay, GA – MAKO Medical will end drive-thru COVID-19 testing at their Gilmer County Civic Center Parks and Recreation site in Ellijay after operations on Friday, April 29, 2022. COVID-19 cases are currently decreasing in Georgia and home test kits are now easily accessible; therefore, fewer people are seeking services from these test sites.
MAKO Medical COVID-19 testing will continue to operate in North Georgia at the following two locations:
Public health officials 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 the MAKO Medical sites and there are no eligibility requirements other than having a Georgia address and registering at https://mako.exchange/splash/GAmakotesting/. 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.