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

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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.

NCHD continues to offer COVID-19 to anyone at 13 specimen points of collection (SPOC) in our 13-county district. Anyone in need of testing through these sites must call the Testing Line at 1-844-987-0099 for screening and referral. SPOC sites are only open to individuals with scheduled appointments. SPOCs operate on the following schedule:

While Georgia moves forward in reopening businesses, it is important for every citizen to take steps 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. 

For more information about the COVID-19, including cases 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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