State partners with Walmart to provide mobile testing unit

Here's how new coronavirus testing in Georgia works

AUGUSTA, Ga. — Gov. Brian Kemp announced Sunday that Walmart is partnering with the state to offer mobile coronavirus testing to rural parts of Georgia.

A new mobile testing unit will begin traveling between Augusta, Milledgeville and Tifton starting on Monday.

“This mobile unit will be a game-changing step in our efforts to ensure access to COVID-19 across Georgia,” said Kemp. “Increased testing is critical as we continue the measured process of safely reopening parts of our state.”

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The unit, which is also supported by eTrueNorth, will test Georgians with symptoms of COVID-19. All first responders and health care providers can also get tested, whether or not they are showing symptoms.


Appointments must be made through eTrueNorth’s online portal at

The schedule for the mobile COVID-19 testing unit can be found below:

Augusta: Monday and Tuesday; 10 a.m. - 3 p.m., weather permitting. Diamond Lakes Regional Park, 4335 Windsor Spring Road, Hephzibah, GA 30815

Milledgeville: Wednesday and Saturday; 10 a.m. - 3 p.m., weather permitting. Located directly across Lawrence Road from 240 Lawrence Road, Milledgeville, Georgia 31062

Tifton: Thursday and Friday; 10 a.m - 3 p.m. weather permitting. Tift County National Guard Armory, 3111 U.S. 41 S, Tifton, GA 31794

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