Department of Public Health Announces New COVID-19 Testing Days/Hours


The hours of the ten drive-up testing locations in the Northwest Georgia Department of Public Health district are changing.

A press release from the Georgia Department of Public Health Northwest District on Thursday, July 9, announced the new testing days and hours.

“Beginning Monday, July 13, free testing will be available Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to noon at the Chattooga, Catoosa, Dade, Gordon, Haralson, Paulding, Polk, and Walker county health departments. For health department locations and contact information, go to

Free COVID-19 testing will continue to be offered Monday through Friday in Bartow County at the Clarence Brown Conference Center, 5450 GA-20, Cartersville, and in Floyd County, at the West Rome Baptist Church, 914 Shorter Ave NW, Rome. Testing will begin daily at 9 a.m. at both locations and will continue on a first-come-first-served basis while the day’s test supplies last.

Saturday testing at certain locations will depend on test-supply availability and, when possible, will be announced locally.

Free COVID-19 testing is available to all Georgians, and anyone can be tested.”