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News from North Central Health District:

DPH and Governor Kemp Ask Georgians to Follow Four Things for Fall

The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) and Governor Kemp are encouraging Georgians to have a safe and enjoyable Labor Day weekend while following Four Things for Fall COVID-19 prevention measures.

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North Central Health District Completes Data Cleaning Following August 24 Data Dump

Our team has reviewed and cleaned up the data from the over 21,000 electronic lab reports added to the Department of Public Health’s record system on 8/24 that impacted COVID-19 cases counts across our 13-county health district.

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North Central Health District Labor Day Holiday COVID-19 Testing Schedule

North Central Health District’s (NCHD) COVID-19 testing call line and specimen points of collection (SPOC) will have limited operations during the Labor Day holiday Monday, Sept. 7.

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Macon-Bibb County Health Department Continuing to Provide Free Facemasks to Community at Distribution Events

Macon-Bibb County Health Department continuing Operation M.A.S.K., giving the community more opportunities to get free facemasks.

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Macon-Bibb County Health Department Providing Free Facemasks to Community at Distribution Events

Macon-Bibb County Health Department is partnering with local community sites across Macon to provide free facemasks to members of the community.

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UPDATE: NCHD COVID-19 Testing Site and Call Line Hours Update

Due to the Summer heat, and for the safety of both patients and staff, North Central Health District’s (NCHD) COVID-19 testing sites, called specimen points of collection (SPOC), will have updated hours beginning Monday, July 20.

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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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Free COVID-19 Testing Through Public Health. Call 1-844-987-0099 For Appointments.Read More