Free Cobb & Douglas COVID-19 pop-up tests for the week of Aug 31

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Cobb & Douglas Public Health released the schedule for free COVID-19 tests for the week of August 31.

Here is the full text of their mailing:

Cobb & Douglas Public Health and CORE (Community Organized Relief Effort) are teaming up to offer free pop-up COVID-19 testing. Pre-registration is preferred, but not required. Visit: www.CDPHcovid19testing.org.

Monday, August 31 and Friday, September 4
Kennesaw State University – Marietta Campus
643 Clair Harris Road 
Marietta, GA 30060 
8:00 a.m. -2:00 p.m.

Tuesday, September 1 and Thursday, September 3
Riverside EpiCenter
135 Riverside Pkwy
Austell, GA 30168

1:00 -7:00 p.m.

Tuesday, September 1 and Thursday, September 3
Kennesaw State University – Kennesaw Campus
(Old BrandSmart Lot)
3305 Busbee Drive NW 
Kennesaw, GA 30144
8:00 a.m. -2:00 p.m.

Wednesday, September 2
Boundary Waters Aquatic Center
5000 GA-92
Douglasville, GA 30135
8:00 a.m. -2:00 p.m.

Wednesday, September 2 and Friday, September 4
Douglasville Town Center
5989 Stewart Parkway
Douglasville, GA  30135

1:00 -7:00 p.m.

CDPH also has testing sites at Jim Miller Park in Cobb County and at the Douglas Public Health Center in Douglas County.

Hours of operation are:

Jim Miller Park:
Monday – Friday:  7:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Saturday:  7:00 a.m. – Noon

Douglas Public Health Center:
Monday – Saturday:  7:30 – 11:00 a.m.

ANYONE can now be tested for FREE, regardless of symptoms. To be tested at Jim Miller Park or the Douglas Public Health Center, you must submit an online testing referral form at www.CDPHcovid19testing.org

The Georgia Department of Public Health Daily Updates

The daily status report from the Georgia Department of Public Health is posted daily at 3 p.m.

In addition to the total confirmed cases, hospitalization and death, the report includes other information such as demographic breakdown by race/ethnicity, sex and age.

You can also download the data in CSV format at this link, so you can open it in a spreadsheet and build different views of the data yourself.

There is also a guide to understanding the data here.

The Georgia Department of Public Health describes the data collection process as follows:

The Daily Status Report is updated once daily at 3 p.m. Data are reported to the Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) from numerous labs, hospitals and providers in various ways.

Electronic Laboratory Reports (ELR) are data files transmitted to DPH that contain patient identifiers, test information and results. Individual “case” reports may also be submitted through DPH’s secure web portal, SendSS, from healthcare providers and other required reporters. These reports often contain more specific patient information. In either reporting scenario, data may be incomplete.

Data displayed on the DPH Daily Status Report reflect the information transmitted to DPH, but may not reflect all current tests or cases due to timing of testing and data reporting

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