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District 4 Public Health - COVID19
District 4 Public Health continues to offer COVID-19 vaccines and testing at our county health departments. We recommend residents visit the CDC’s website for the latest COVID-19 information as well as Georgia Department of Public Health’s COVID-19 Status Report.  You also can use the CDC’s county data tracker below.

 

Testing

  • Free rapid self-tests for COVID-19 are available at your local health department.
  • Click here to find a commercial testing site in your area.
  • PCR test kits for COVID-19 and influenza (type A and B) are available at TestAndGo kiosks (open 24-7) in Butts, Carroll, Henry and Lamar counties.
    The specimens are picked up daily and sent to an accredited lab for PCR testing. Individuals will receive notification of their test results by email or text, usually within 48 hours of specimen collection. Though not required, pre-registration for testing at the kiosk is available at register.testandgo.com or use the testing kiosk outside the building.
  • Kioks locations:
    In front of the Henry County Public Safety Annex (108 S. Zack Hinton Parkway, McDonough).
    Outside the front door of the Lamar Health Department (100 Academy Dr. Barnesville)
    Outside the Butts County Health Department (463 Ernest Biles Drive, Ste. A Jackson)
    Outside the University of West Georgia, Carrollton Campus (1601 Maple St, Carrollton)
     

Treatment and Medications

COVID-19 medications are now available through your doctor and local pharmacies.  If you have COVID-19 symptoms, do not wait to get treated. Learn more about treatments and medications.

Contact Tracing

Vaccine

Our health departments offer the updated COVID-19 vaccine for the 2023-24 fall/winter season. However, due to limited supplies nationwide, the health departments may run out periodically before receiving new shipments. To find out what vaccine brand is offered in your age group in your county, visit district4health.org/make-an-appointment.

The CDC recommends the updated COVID-19 vaccine for everyone, ages 6 months and older. Under the new guidelines:

The CDC continues to monitor COVID-19 disease levels and vaccine effectiveness and will update its recommendations as needed.

Vaccine Clinics

  • Vaccinations through District 4: Make an Appointment
    Though appointments are preferred, our health departments also accept walk-ins for COVID-19 vaccines only.
  • Vaccinations through CORE: LaGrangeDistrict.CORE
  • Homebound Vaccinations: Georgia residents who are currently homebound due to an ongoing physical or mental disability and are unable to travel to a COVID-19 vaccination site can request to receive vaccination at their home. Please email HVS@dph.ga.gov with the following information for the person who requires at home vaccination:
  • Name
  • Date of birth
  • Address
  • City
  • County
  • Contact phone number

The contact phone number will be used to obtain additional information and schedule the vaccination.

If you need assistance, call: District 4 Public Health Appointment Line – (800) 847-4262