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Posted on: October 7, 2022

GA DPH COVID-19 Testing Site at Atlanta Highway / Mitchell Bridge Road Closed

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Effective Friday, September 30, 2022, the drive-through COVID-19 testing site operated by Mako Medical has closed. The testing site was operated in partnership with the Northeast Health District and the Athens-Clarke County Unified Government out of the old fire station located at 3500 Atlanta Highway with the entrance on Mitchell Bridge Road.

  • Free rapid tests are available at all local health departments clinics. Clinic locations can be found at
  • Free self-service PCR testing kiosks are available in Danielsville and Jefferson. The kiosks are available 24/7. In many cases, individuals will receive notification of their test results by email or text within 48 hours of specimen collection. An Athens-area self-service testing kiosk will be available in the future. For more inforamtion, visit
    • Danielsville Kiosk: 91 Albany Ave, Danielsville GA (parking area near gazebo)
    • Jefferson Kiosk: 59 Bill Mahaffey Lane, Jefferson GA (Jackson County Tag/Tax office)

To find other DPH partner testing locations or commercial testing sites in Georgia, visit
For local COVID-19 information including vaccine providers, visit

DPH Partner & Commercial Testing Sites
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