Doraville MARTA COVID-19 vaccination site to close, Greater Piney Grove COVID-19 testing site to reduce days

DeKalb-County-Board-of-Health-e1558057126470-1

 

DECATUR, GA. – Due to decreased vaccination volume, the DeKalb County Board of Health will close the vaccination site located at the Doraville MARTA station on Feb. 19. COVID-19 vaccinations will continue to be available at all DeKalb County Board of Health centers and at mobile unit stops.

Anyone 5 years and older is eligible for a COVID vaccination, and booster doses of COVID vaccine are recommended for individuals 12 and older. Vaccines are free and do not require insurance. A complete list of health centers and mobile unit stops can be found by visitingdekalbhealth.net. To find additional vaccination providers in DeKalb County and throughout Georgia, visit https://dph.georgia.gov/covid-vaccine.

Additionally, the COVID-19 testing site located at Greater Piney Grove Baptist Church in East Atlanta will shift to a three days per week schedule beginning Mon., Feb. 21.

Updated hours for the Greater Piney Grove Baptist Church COVID-19 testing site are as follows:

Greater Piney Grove Baptist Church COVID-19 Testing (provided by LTS)

1879 Glenwood Ave., SE, Atlanta

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
CLOSED 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. CLOSED 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. CLOSED 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. CLOSED

 

Appointments and registration for COVID-19 testing are required and available online. To ensure testing resources are available for individuals who have pre-registered for testing on their scheduled date and time, pre-registrations will be verified to ensure that the appointment date matches the actual day. Individuals scheduled for a future date will be asked to return on their scheduled day. COVID-19 testing is free and open to all individuals who wish to be tested. A driver’s license or identification card is not required.

 

For more information and answers to frequently asked questions about COVID-19 testing, including testing sites throughout metro Atlanta and Georgia, visit dph.georgia.gov/covidtesting or call 888-357-0169.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *


About us

On Common Ground News is published daily by On Common Ground, Inc (OCGNEWS.COM). The newspaper serves DeKalb, Gwinnett, Rockdale and Metro Atlanta.

The opinions expressed by writers and contributors are not necessarily those of the publisher or the newspaper’s advertisers.

No portion of this newspaper may be reproduced in any form without the written permission of the publisher.

We reserve the right to reject material and advertisements we deem inappropriate.


On Common Ground News
P.O. Box 904
Lithonia, GA 30058


(770) 679-5607

editor@ocgnews.com


Latest News


By submitting this form, you are consenting to receive marketing emails from: On Common Ground News, 1240 Sigman Road, Conyers, GA, 30012, http://www.ocgnews.com. You can revoke your consent to receive emails at any time by using the SafeUnsubscribe® link, found at the bottom of every email. Emails are serviced by Constant Contact