DeKalb Board of Health to open Doraville testing site June 15

DeKalb County Board of Health

As a part of addressing health inequities and high numbers of COVID-19 cases in identified DeKalb County ZIP Codes, the DeKalb County Board of Health, with the assistance of the City of Doraville, will open a COVID-19 testing site at the following location on June 15:

  • Former K-Mart Store Parking Lot (at I-285 and Buford Hwy.)
5597 Buford Hwy. NE, Doraville

The Doraville location’s hours of operation are Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m.

As of June 9, the Buford Highway corridor, which include the cities of Brookhaven, Chamblee and Doraville, has 767 of the 4,185 positive COVID-19 cases (18.3%) in DeKalb County.

“The DeKalb County Board of Health is doing its best to ensure that every resident that desires a COVID-19 test has access to one, particularly those in areas we know to have a high burden of infection,” said DeKalb County District Health Director S. Elizabeth Ford.

COVID-19 testing is free and open to all individuals who wish to be tested. However, registration is required.

Testing is also available at the following locations:

  • Beulah Missionary Baptist Church
2340 Clifton Springs Rd., Decatur
  • Greater Piney Grove Baptist Church
1879 Glenwood Ave. SE, Atlanta
  • Rehoboth Baptist Church
2997 Lawrenceville Hwy, Tucker
  • Salem Bible Church
5460 Hillandale Drive, Stonecrest

For testing site hours of operation and online appointment scheduling for all DeKalb County Board of Health testing sites, visit dekalbhealth.net, or call the COVID-19 Call Center at (404) 294-3700, Option 1. Call center hours of operation are Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. until 5 p.m. and 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. on Saturday.

For more resources and information about COVID-19, visit the DeKalb County Board of Health’s COVID-19 website at dekalbhealth.net/covid-19.

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