In this weekly COVID report, Bulloch County’s risk status remains LOW by COVIDACTNOW and CDC tracker. Georgia's statewide remains LOW.
Local pharmacies have the new COVID vaccine
Local pharmacies including Grice Connect supporter McCook's Pharmacy are reporting to Grice Connect that they do have the newest COVID vaccines available
FREE COVID and Flu Kiosk test locations
The Southeast Health District is now offering COVID and influenza PCR testing at kiosks conveniently located in Bulloch County. These kiosks offer access to testing 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
The Bulloch County COVID-19 testing kiosks can be found at the Statesboro Fire Department (Station 1) located at 24 W Grady St, Statesboro, GA 30458 and Georgia Southern University Campus – Outside of the bookstore, 85 Georgia Avenue, Statesboro, GA 30458.
View the CDC COVID Data Tracker below for real time information on COVID in Bulloch County. Even though we are only updating weekly, on Monday's at this time, you can refer back to this story to access this real time tracker at any time.
Below the CDC tracker we have a direct link to the Georgia DPH Daily Report. This will provide you data and updates from GA DPH.
Georgia DPH Information
Rapid Antigen COVID Testing:
At-home COVID test are available at local pharmacies.
All urgent care centers and most doctors' offices and pharmacies have rapid testing capability. However, these are not free. Insurance will cover the test if it is performed in a doctors office or urgent care center.
Insurance will not pay for tests done in a pharmacy. Tests begin at $75. You get the results in about 15 minutes for rapid tests.
EGRMC IS NOT DOING COIVD TESTING AT THE HOSPITAL OR IN THE EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT.
FREE COVID PCR TESTING IN STATESBORO
GA DPH COVID TESTING KIOSK at SFD
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Kiosk located outside of the Statesboro Fire Department at 24 East Grady Street. SFD only offers housing for the kiosk. They have no information and can provide no assistance in the operation of the kiosk. Watch the video below or call the DPH Testing Kiosk hotline at 800-402-0000.
The Southeast Health District continues to offer FREE COVID-19 testing at the downtown Statesboro location to daily testing. The testing location is in the parking lot located on the East Side of Railroad Street between Hill St and Courtland Street. Look for the brown building and signs.
Test are available now Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m., Last Saturday of the month from 8:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m.
CLICK HERE FOR FULL LIST OF FREE VACCINE LOCATIONS - Please get vaccinated today
About This Report:
A special thanks to Dr. Frank Davis, M.D. F.A.C.S, a retired trauma surgeon who lives in Bulloch County. He has worked closely with the Grice Connect team to design the COVID-19 dashboard featured in the weekly COVID report and provide brief interpretation of the data. You will be seeing and hearing more from Dr. Davis as an important member of the GC team. We will continue to update the weekly COVID report and adapt the data in this report to make it relevant.
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