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Corona Virus COVID-19 Information


Here is the link to the CDC's Website with all of the important information you should know about the COVID-19.

The CDC website contains the most updated information as it is updated daily.

Preventing COVID-19 Spread in Communities


Contact COVID-19 hotline

The State of Georgia has a new COVID-19 hotline. If you believe that you are experiencing symptoms of COVID-19 or have been exposed to the novel coronavirus, please contact your primary care doctor, an urgent care clinic, or your local federally qualified healthcare center. Please DO NOT show up unannounced at an emergency room or health care facility.

Public Hotline (844) 442-2681


COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Testing:

COVID-19 testing is NOT currently available at the Clayton County Health District.

Call your your local HEALTHCARE PROVIDER or HOSPITAL by phone, if you feel sick with fever, cough, or have difficulty breathing, AND have been in close contact with a person known or suspected to have COVID-19, or if you live in or have recently traveled from an area with ongoingspread of COVID-19.

As described by the CDC, Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is a respiratory illiness that mainly spreads from person to person (within about six feet) through sneezing and coughing.

People At High Risk Of Serious COVID-19 Illness according to the CDC

Protective Measures


Expanded Testing For COVID-19 in Georgia

The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) is increasing the number of specimen collection sites statewide for COVID-19 testing, and is revising the current testing criteria to accommodate more testing of Georgia residents.

Click here for current COVID-19 testing criteria

Click here for the COVID-19 Testing/Direct Patient Line

Direct patient lines are open: 8:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Monday through Friday

                                               8:30 a.m to 5:00 p.m. Saturday



The Clayton County Health District is now proving you a way to SELF-REGISTER to take a COVID-19 Test.

Just open one of the flyers below in either English or Spanish and visit the website. Make sure you follow all of the instructions on the flyer as well as the registration site.

It is very important that you select the Clayton County Children's at Mt Zion location test site and to confirm your appointment before exiting the site.

COVID-19 Testing Self-Registration Site

Sito Web para auto registro de prubas de COVID-19


Stop the Spread of Germs:



What Do if You Are Sick with COVID-19



Frequently asked Questions:

FAQs about COVID-19


Latest News

New CDC recommendation

April 7, 2020 - The CDC now recommends the use of face masks to help slow the spread of COVID-19, especially where social distancing is difficult to maintain (grocery stores, pharmacies, etc.) and especially in areas of significant community-based transmission. The CDC also advises the use of simple cloth face coverings to slow the spread of the virus and help people who may have the virus and do not know it from transmitting it to others.

Georgia's Statewide shelter-in-place-order

April 3, 2020 - Georgia's staewide shelter-in-place-order to try and slow the spread of the coronavirus was signed by Governor Kemp April 2, 2020 READ MORE

The order takes effect at 6p.m. Friday, April 3rd and continues through April 13, 2020. A handout has been prepared to help you understand what will be allowed to continue during the shelter-in-place period.

New Information/Tools

April 1, 2020 - Apple Inc. - in partnership with the White House Coronavirus Task Force and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, including the Centers for Disease and Prevention(CDC) - released an app and website that guides Americans through a series of questions about their health and exposure to determine if they should seek care for COVID-19 symptoms. The tool provides CDC recommendations on next steps including guidance on social distancing and self-isolating, how to closely monitor symptoms, recommendations on testing, and when to contact a medical provider.


Lowe's Donation

We would like to give a BIG THANK YOU to Lowe's Corporate Office for their donation of water, sanitizing wipes, paper towels and toilet paper to our Specimen Collection Site on Friday May 1, 2020.

Lowes Donation


Reporting a place of business

For people trying to report their place of business as violating the Governor's Executive Order. READ MORE