The Coastal Health District will offer free COVID-19 testing closer to home for residents in some rural areas of coastal Georgia. A mobile specimen collection center will visit the following locations for one-day testing opportunities:
- Tuesday, May 5, 8:30-11:30 am. at Cornelia Jackson Memorial Park, 201 15th Street in Woodbine
- Tuesday, May 5, 1-4 p.m. at the McIntosh County Health Dept. at 1335 Hwy 57 in Townsend
- Thursday, May 7, 8:30-11:30 a.m. at the Shuman Gym Parking Lot at James Brown Park, 800 Tupelo Trail in Hinesville
- Thursday, May 7, 1-4 p.m. in the Smiley Elementary School parking lot, 1530 Georgia Hwy 57 in Ludowici
- Friday, May 8, 10 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. at the Effingham County Public Library parking lot at 810 Georgia Hwy 119 in Springfield
COVID-19 testing through the Coastal Health District is free and most people will qualify for a test. It takes about 5 minutes to swab your nose for the test, 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 sites in Savannah and Brunswick will continue to serve clients from all areas by appointment only. Click here for more information about testing for COVID-19 through the Coastal Health District.