The GA DPH has issued COVID testing guidance for anyone exposed to COVID-19. This testing guidance recommends anyone exposed to COVID that DOES NOT have symptoms to wait until the 10th day of quarantine to be tested.


COVID-19 Testing.  You should obtain a test for COVID-19 at least once during your quarantine.  If you have no symptoms, the test should take place on the 10th day of quarantine.  You should obtain a test earlier in your quarantine if you experience any of the following symptoms:

  • Fever (measured temperature above 100.4 degrees Fahrenheit, or you feel feverish)
  • Chills
  • Cough
  • Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
  • Fatigue
  • Muscle or body aches
  • Headache
  • New loss of taste or smell
  • Sore throat
  • Congestion or runny nose
  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Diarrhea

Call your local health department to schedule testing.

To read the full notice click Here.

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