DeKalb County Board of Health to deploy third community COVID-19 testing team

DeKalb County Board of Health
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As a part of addressing health disparities and high numbers of COVID-19 cases in identified DeKalb County ZIP Codes, the DeKalb County Board is deploying an additional community testing team.

Greater Piney Grove Baptist Church,
1879 Glenwood Ave. SE, Atlanta, became a COVID-10 testing site on June 3. The team will be stationed at the location from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Monday through Friday.

Two other teams, deployed on May 20, are stationed at the following locations from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m., Monday through Friday:

  • Beulah Missionary Baptist Church
2340 Clifton Springs Road, Decatur
  • Rehoboth Baptist Church
2997 Lawrenceville Hwy., Tucker

COVID-19 testing also continues at the Board of Health’s Kingswood Church location at 4896 N. Peachtree Road in Dunwoody. Hours of operation are Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. until 5 p.m., and Saturday, 8:30 a.m. until noon.

The Sugar Creek Golf and Tennis Center location at 2705 Bouldercrest Road, Atlanta, will permanently close on Friday, June 5, at 5p.m.

COVID-19 testing is free and open to all individuals who wish to be tested. However, registration is required. To register online for any DeKalb County location, visit dekalbhealth.net, or call the DeKalb County Board of Health’s COVID-19 Call Center at (404) 294-3700, Option 1.

New call center hours of operation are Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. until 5 p.m. and 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. on Saturday.

For more resources and information about COVID-19, visit the DeKalb County Board of Health’s COVID-19 website at dekalbhealth.net/covid-19.

 

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