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NCHD COVID-19 Testing Sites and Hotline Hours Updated

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North Central Health District (NCHD) is changing the hours for the district’s COVID-19 testing sites and the district’s Testing Line, 1-844-987-0099.

Effective Saturday, June 6, the hotline will operate Mondays through Fridays, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturdays, 8:30 a.m. to noon.

Beginning Monday, June 8, NCHD specimen points of collection (SPOC) hours will be adjusted. Sites open on weekdays will operate 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Houston and Macon-Bibb Counties’ SPOCs will also operate Saturdays 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Sundays by appointment. SPOC sites are only open to individuals with scheduled appointments. SPOCs operate on the following schedule:

Please note: NCHD COVID-19 Testing Line and SPOCs will be closed on state holidays.

As Georgia reopens businesses, events and other venues, it is important for everyone to continue to protect themselves and others from the spread COVID-19 in every community:

  • Wash your hands often with soap and warm water for at least 20 seconds. If soap and water a not available, us an alcohol-based hand sanitizer with at least 60% alcohol.
  • Avoid touching your nose, eyes and mouth with unwashed hands.
  • Avoid close contact with people who are ill.
  • Stay home when you are sick.
  • Cover your cough and sneeze with a tissue, then dispose of the tissue. If a tissue is not available, use the inside of your elbow to cover yourself.
  • Regularly clean and disinfect high-touch objects and surfaces.
  • Wear cloth face coverings in places where maintaining a six-foot distance from others is difficult or impossible.
  • Follow industry guidelines for business reopening to ensure the safety of employees and clients.

For more information about the COVID-19, including case numbers, testing information and guidance, visit NCHD52.org/coronavirus, or use the Georgia COVID-19 Hotline by calling 844-442-2681.

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