CHATHAM COUNTY, GA – Several mobile specimen collection centers will be set up around Chatham County to make it convenient for residents to get tested for COVID-19. The following “pop-up” collection sites have been scheduled:
- Wednesday, May 6, 9:30 a.m. – 1 p.m., Bloomingdale Elementary School parking lot, 101 E Main Street in Bloomingdale
- Wednesday, May 13, 9:30 a.m. – 1 p.m., West Chatham Middle School parking lot, 800 Pine Barren Road in Pooler
- Wednesday, May 20, 9:30 a.m. – 1 p.m., Groves High School parking lot, 100 Priscilla D. Thomas Drive in Garden City
- Wednesday, May 27, 9:30 a.m. – 1 p.m., Ogeecheton Community Park, Dempsey Avenue and Ryals Street.
COVID-19 testing through the Coastal Health District is free and most people will qualify for a test. It takes about 5 minutes and results are available in a few days. No appointment is needed for these mobile testing sites.
Call the Coastal Health District’s COVID-19 Testing Call Center at 1-912-230-9744 with questions. The center takes calls Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. – 7 p.m., and Saturday from 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.
The existing specimen collection site in Savannah will continue to serve clients from all areas by appointment only. More information is available at covid19.gachd.org.