The Giles County Health Department will alter COVID-19 testing operations beginning today (Monday)
GCHD will no longer offer COVID–19 drive-thru testing on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday.
Instead, a self-testing alternative will be provided at the health department.
In order to use the new COVID-19 self-tests, you must be at least 18 years old, have a smartphone to register yourself online and receive results via email.
Taking the Test, individuals will remain in their vehicles while completing paperwork and collecting their samples.
The health department will submit the samples for testing and may be available within 72 hours of arrival at the lab, depending on the volume of tests the testing lab receives.
All testing remains at no charge to the person.
more informatioFormCall the health department at 363-5506 to see if you are eligible for this alternative form of testing.
On Tuesday and Thursday, the health department will continue to conduct COVID-19 drive-thru testing on days from 9 until11 a.m. at the Old Elliott Popham Building, on 1225 E. College Street.
All county health departments will be closed on Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year’s Eve, and New Year’s Day.
Testing remains free of charge to an individual.
For more information call the health department at 363-5506 to see if you are eligible for this alternative form of testing.