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DeKalb to close COVID testing site in Stonecrest - Super District 7 Commissioner - Lorraine Cochran Johnson

DeKalb to close COVID testing site in Stonecrest


August 16, 2021: DeKalb County: Motorists packed the driveway Monday morning at First Alliance Church located at 2512 N Druid Hills Road in Atlanta on Monday, Aug. 16, 2021 where Viral Solutions provided COVID-19 testing and vaccinations with no appointments. 90 percent of intensive care beds are now taken throughout the State’s hospitals and COVID-19 cases are trending towards 1-million cases across the state. (John Spink / [email protected])

By Tyler Estep

Brookhaven site remains open; free at-home tests available

The DeKalb Board of Health’s COVID-19 testing site in Stonecrest is closing.

The site at 2994 Turner Hill Road will close at the end of the day Thursday, leaving just one county-run mass testing location remaining in DeKalb. That site (at the Brookhaven MARTA station, 1238 Apple Valley Road NE) will still offer testing from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays.

Testing is free but appointments are required.

The DeKalb Board of Health will also continue to offer free at-home COVID-19 test kits at all of its regional health center locations. No health insurance or ID is required to obtain the kits.

A list of health center locations can be found here.

Read the original story on AJC.com.