Preoperative patients needing COVID-19 PCR screening will now be collected in the outpatient collection area inside the hospital along with any other lab work ordered.
Testing is available through the local Health Department Region 8-2, 6 days a week. No order is required and testing is free. Appointments can be made by calling 229-352-6567. The COVID collection schedule is also available online at http://southwestgeorgiapublichealth.org,
SARS 2 Antigen testing will be offered at Amelia Medical Plaza and Memorial Pediatrics offices.
We are following the most current guidelines for testing provided by the Georgia Department of Public Health. As guidelines change, we will update our policy.