Free COVID-19 Testing In Metro Atlanta June 30 - July 24

Amanda Cooper
June 30, 2020 - 11:14 pm
COVID-19 Testing-100 Black Men of DeKalb and New Birth Missionary Baptist Church-1

(Photo Credit: Erik Burton)

Updated: July 14, 2020 - 4:17 PM

As coronavirus cases continue to rise in Georgia, health officials are encouraging everyone to get tested. With the surge in demand for testing, DeKalb and Fulton County are offering free testing in July.  

 

DeKalb County:

The DeKalb County Board of Health is creating additional capacity for testing at two of its six testing locations by extending hours. 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.

Testing is available at the following locations from 10:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.

Beulah Missionary Baptist Church

 2340 Clifton Springs Rd., Decatur, Ga. 30034

 

Greater Piney Grove Baptist Church

 1879 Glenwood Ave. SE, Atlanta, Ga. 30316

 

Greenforest Community Baptist Church

 3250 Rainbow Dr., Decatur, Ga. 30034

 

Salem Bible Church

 5460 Hillandale Dr., Stonecrest, Ga. 30058

For 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.

 

Fulton County:

Free COVID-19 Viral and Antibody Testing will be provided in the City of East Point by MAJL Diagnostic Laboratories for both drive-thru and walk-up testing on July 15-16.

Wednesday, July 15, 2020
East Point Downtown Commons
10AM-2PM
2714 East Point Street

Thursday, July 16, 2020
Chapelhill Church
1pm-3pm
4330 Washington Road

You must be at least 13-years-old (parent must be with child). Social security number (card not needed), driver's license or state ID is required. If you have insurance or Medicare/Medicaid, please bring a copy of your insurance/Medicare/Medicaid card with you to the testing site. The CARES Act mandates coverage of 100% of COVID-19 testing cost, so there is no payment for testing at the testing sites.  Both drive-thru and walk-up testing will be available is no payment for testing at the testing sites, and no appointment is required.

The Fulton County Health Department will be providing free COVID-19 testing.

Friday, July 10, 17 & 24

Mount Moriah Baptist Church

200 J. E. Lowery Blvd., SW, Atlanta  Ga 30314

9am-4pm

 

St. James United Methodist Church in Alpharetta is hosting a free COVID testing event Saturday, July 18, from 10 am - 2 pm.

Participants will need to bring a valid ID and an insurance card.

 

 

One thousand cars lined up for COVID-19 testing at New Birth Missionary Baptist Church in June. The free testing was coordinated by the 100 Black Men of Dekalb and The Family Health Centers of Georgia.

COVID-19 Testing hosted by 100 Black Men of DeKalb and New Birth Missionary Baptist Church-1
(Photo Credit: Erik Burton)

On the same day, The Urban League of Greater Atlanta and People TV also partnered together to offer free testing.