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

Updated: July 8, 2020 - 4:31 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.

On July 7 and July 9, the following testing locations will be open from 10:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. 

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

 5597 Buford Hwy. NE, Doraville, Ga. 30340

Rehoboth Baptist Church

 2997 Lawrenceville Hwy, Tucker, Ga. 30084

Testing is also 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:

The City of East Point is offering free COVID-19 viral testing by MAJL Diagnostic Laboratories on July 8 and July 9. 

Wednesday, July 8, 2020

East Point Downtown Commons

2757 East Point Street

10am-2pm

Thursday, July 9, 2020

St. Stephen Missionary Baptist Church

2670 Hogan Road

1pm-3pm

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 also 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.