ATLANTA – The Georgia Department of Public Health is opening a mega testing site at The Home Depot Backyard, 1 Backyard Way, Atlanta, in Fulton County beginning Friday, Jan. 14.
The drive-up site at the 11-acre park is expected to serve up to 2,000 residents daily.
Health officials are opening the new site in partnership with Mercedes-Benz Stadium, Fulton County Government, the Fulton County Board of Health, the Atlanta-Fulton County Emergency-Management Agency and Viral Solutions.
Beginning Jan.14, hours of operation will be Wednesday – Monday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily (until further notice). The site will be closed on Tuesdays.
Appointments are strongly encouraged. To register online and to make an appointment, please log on to https://viralsolutionsga.com/register
Specimen collection is done by medical staff using a nasal swab and individuals will be provided information on how to receive the results of their PCR test. COVID testing is free to all Georgians, however insurance will be billed if it is available.
Vaccination and boosters are the best protection against COVID-19. To find a vaccination location visithttps://dph.georgia.gov/covid-vaccine.