Athens Free Clinic has partnered with Georgia Department of Health to provide mobile COVID-19 testing. Individuals interested in testing do not need to be current patients of Athens Free Clinic.

The Athens Free Clinic has provided mobile primary care services to medically underserved individuals since 2018. It operates under the Georgia Volunteer Health Provider Program as a Free and Charitable Clinic with membership in the National Association of Free and Charitable Clinics.  They do not charge for provider services.  All referrals are based on patient preference and reasonable access to other free and low cost services.
 

For full primary care services, patients should be prepared to fill out a comprehensive health history, financial eligibility forms, demographic information, and the multidisciplinary survey in English or Spanish.  Primary care is currently offered through telemedicine. You do not have to be a patient of Athens Free Clinic to access mobile COVID-19 testing.

How to get tested:

There are several ways to access COVID-19 testing in the Athens area:

  • If you have a primary care provider, you can call your doctor, who can either perform the test or refer you for testing.
     

  • If you do not have a primary care provider: You can call the Northeast Health District’s hotline for testing: 706-340-0996. The hotline is answered 8 a.m. to 7 p.m., Monday through Friday, and from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturdays.
     

  • If you do not have transportation or have other barriers to care, you can call the Athens Free Clinic mobile unit Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.: 706-308-4092.
     

  • You can call a local urgent care center or federally qualified health center.

 

 

For more info, see "COVID-19 Testing Goes Mobile in Athens."

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