DeKalb County Board of Health offers Saturday testing site

DeKalb County Board of Health’s Greenforest testing site will begin Saturday hours this weekend.
DeKalb County Board of Health’s Greenforest testing site will begin Saturday hours this weekend.

In an effort to increase accessibility and convenience of COVID-19 testing in areas with high case counts, the DeKalb County Board of Health will open its testing site at Greenforest Community Baptist Church, 3250 Rainbow Drive, Decatur from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturdays, beginning Saturday, July 11, according to a press release.

COVID-19 testing is free and open to all individuals who wish to be tested. A driver’s license or identification card is not required, however registration in advance is strongly encouraged.

In addition to extended hours, to ensure testing resources are available for individuals who have pre-registered for testing on their scheduled date and time, pre-registrations will be verified to ensure that the appointment date matches the actual day. Individuals scheduled for a future date will be turned away and asked to return on their scheduled day.

Testing remains available at the following locations 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday:

Beulah Missionary Baptist Church, 2340 Clifton Springs Road, Decatur

Former K-Mart Store Parking Lot (at I-285 and Buford Hwy.), 5597 Buford Hwy. NE, Doraville

Greater Piney Grove Baptist Church, 1879 Glenwood Ave. SE, Atlanta

Rehoboth Baptist Church, 2997 Lawrenceville Hwy, Tucker

Salem Bible Church, 5460 Hillandale Dr., Stonecrest

For current testing site hours of operation and online appointment scheduling for all DeKalb County Board of Health testing sites, visit dekalbhealth.net, or call the COVID-19 Call Center at 404-294-3700, Option 1. Call center hours of operation are Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. and 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. on Saturday.

Information: dekalbhealth.net/covid-19.

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