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News from North Central Health District:

All 13 COVID-19 Test Sites Open July 6

All 13 North Central Health District COVID-19 testing sites will be open Monday, July 6.

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UPDATE: NCHD COVID-19 Testing Suspended During Independence Day Holiday

North Central Health District’s (NCHD) COVID-19 testing call line and specimen points of collection (SPOC) will suspend operations during the Independence Day holiday.

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Georgia DPH Asks Residents to ‘Answer the Call’in New Contact Tracing Video

The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) is releasing a new video explaining the state’s COVID-19 contact tracing efforts, asking residents to ‘answer the call’ if DPH reaches out.

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NCHD COVID-19 Testing Sites and Hotline Hours Updated

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.

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UPDATE: North Central Health District COVID-19 Testing Hotline Hours Changing

North Central Health District (NCHD) is changing the hours for the district’s COVID-19 Testing Line, 1-844-987-0099. Effective Thursday, June 4, the hotline will operate Mondays through Fridays, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturdays, 8:30 a.m. to noon.

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Improvements Coming to COVID-19 Daily Status Report

Effective Tuesday, June 2, there will be several improvements to the COVID-19 Daily Status Report on the Georgia Department of Public Health’s (DPH) website.

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DPH Continues Operation of Specimen Collection Sites

Georgia National Guard and Augusta University Scale Back Drive-Thru Sites

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Additional Allotments of Remdesivir for Treatment of COVID-19 Distributed to Georgia Hospitals

The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) this week is distributing 18,440 vials of the drug remdesivir received from the federal government.

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Second Allotment of Remdesivir Headed to Hospitals for Treatment of COVID-19

The Georgia Department of Public Health(DPH) is distributing a second allotment of the drug remdesivir received from the federal government.

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Georgia DPH Distributes Remdesivir to Hospitals for Treatment of COVID-19

The Georgia Department of Public Health(DPH) today is distributing an initial allotment of the drug remdesivir received from the federal government.

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A Message from Our Health Director

Dr. Reneé Haynes, North Central Health District’s Health Director, has a message about COVID-19 for our community.

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Georgia Department of Public Health Adds Staff, Expands Contact Tracing for COVID-19

The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) is increasing its workforce to expand contact tracing for COVID-19 in Georgia. 

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Georgia DPH Exceeds 100,000 COVID-19 Tests in 10 Days

Testing Now Available to all Georgians

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