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DeKalb County Board of Public Health COVID-19 Testing Sites Closed Over Holiday Weekend

Residents Encouraged to Contact Local Urgent Care and Retail Pharmacies

DECATUR, Ga. — The DeKalb County Board of Public Health announced today that county COVID-19 testing sites will be closed from July 3-5. Residents are encouraged to contact local urgent care locations and retail pharmacies during this time for testing.

The following sites list multiple locations in DeKalb County that offer COVID-19 testing:

“Though DeKalb Board of Health sites will be closed for testing Friday and Saturday, we’ll be at full capacity to test the public beginning Monday morning,” said Dr. S. Elizabeth Ford, district health director. “We apologize for any inconvenience caused by this closure, and encourage citizens that need testing on Friday or Saturday to contact local urgent care locations and retail pharmacies.” During the month of June, staff of the Dekalb County Board of Health completed more than 14,400 COVID-19 tests in six locations around the county.

SERVICE ALERT 

Due to today’s worldwide cybersecurity outage, some services have been impacted.

  • You may experience delays reaching our Call Center, which handles health center appointments.
  • WIC benefit issuance is unavailable at this time. However, eWIC cards can still be used at authorized WIC vendors.


This outage has not only affected DeKalb Public Health, but other government and business services, in Georgia, throughout the nation and internationally.

We apologize for the inconvenience and greatly appreciate your patience, as we work with our partners to fully restore systems.

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SERVICE ALERT: Our health centers will be closed on Monday, November 11th, in observance of the Veterans Day holiday.

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SERVICE ALERT: Our health centers will be closed on Monday, September 2, in observance of the holiday. Have a safe and healthy Labor Day! 

SERVICE ALERT

In observance of Juneteenth, all DeKalb Public Health centers will be closed on Wednesday, June 19th. #happyjuneteenth

SERVICE ALERT: Our health centers will be closed on Thursday, July 4th, in observance of the Federal Holiday. Have a safe and healthy Fourth of July!