Free COVID-19 Testing Through Your Local Health Department

Para obtener información sobre las pruebas de COVID-19, haga clic aquí.

Who is eligible for free COVID-19 Testing?

Anyone who would like to be tested for COVID-19 can get free testing through the Coastal Health District. Even individuals who do not have symptoms can be tested.


When should I be tested?

If you’ve been exposed to someone with COVID-19, there is a specific time frame that is ideal for testing. Click here for more information about when to be tested for COVID-19.


Where can I be tested?

There are several locations offering testing through public health. Please view the schedule below for details.


Other Testing Options (pricing, availability, requirements may vary)

Testing in Savannah/Chatham County:

Savannah Civic Center, 301 West Oglethorpe Ave.
  • You do not need an appointment for testing at the Civic Center, but you must pre-register.
  • Site operational hours: Monday – Friday: 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
  • Every first and third Saturday of each month from 8:30-11:30 a.m.
  • Saturday schedule for January: 1/2, 1/16
  • Closed Sundays

Pre-register for testing at the Civic Center


All Other Testing By Appointment Only

  • COVID-19 Testing in Bryan, Camden, Effingham, Glynn, Liberty, Long, and McIntosh Counties is by appointment only.
  • Please do not arrive for your scheduled appointment more than 10 minutes early. Arriving early can create a long line at the drive-through testing site.
  • If you cannot keep your appointment, follow the instructions in your confirmation email to cancel the appointment. Doing so will open the appointment time for someone else.
  • You cannot schedule an appointment more than 2 weeks in advance.
How to Schedule an Appointment

There are two options for scheduling an appointment:

Schedule Testing Online

Our online self-scheduling portal for COVID-19 testing is available anytime. Click the button below to begin.

Schedule Online

Please note: this link is for COVID-19 testing, NOT vaccine.

Schedule by Phone

The COVID-19 Testing Call Center is open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m., and Saturday from 8:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Call the COVID-19 Testing Call Center at 1-912-230-9744.


Instructions for Self-Swab Testing

Specimens for COVID-19 testing are collected using a self-swab method.

Click here for instructions, which will also be provided at the testing site.


Brunswick/Glynn County:
  • An appointment is required for all COVID-19 testing by the Glynn County Health Department. Schedule online or by calling 1-912-230-9744.
  • Monday: 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.
  • Tuesday: 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.
  • Wednesday: 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.
  • Thursday: 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
  • Friday: 8:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.
  • Every second and fourth Saturday of the month from 8-11 a.m. by appointment
  • Saturday schedule for January: 1/9 & 1/23 by appointment.
  • Closed Sundays

Bryan County:

Richmond Hill:

  • Schedule online or by calling 1-912-230-9744
  • Henderson Park, 500 Veterans Memorial Pkwy. in Richmond Hill
  • Weekly on Tuesdays from 8 a.m. – 12 noon by appointment

Pembroke:

  • Schedule online or by calling 1-912-230-9744
  • Bryan County Health Department, 430 Ledford St. in Pembroke
  • Weekly on Fridays from 8 a.m. – 12 noon by appointment

Camden County:
  • Schedule online or by calling 1-912-230-9744
  • Camden County Health Department, 905 Dilworth Street in St. Marys
  • Weekly on Tuesdays from 8 a.m. – 12 noon by appointment

Effingham County:
  • Schedule online or by calling 1-912-230-9744
  • Effingham County Health Department, 802 Highway 119 South in Springfield
  • Weekly on Fridays from 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. by appointment

Liberty County:
  • Schedule online or by calling 1-912-230-9744
  • Liberty County Health Department, 1113 East Oglethorpe Highway in Hinesville
  • Weekly on Wednesdays from 8 a.m. – 12 noon by appointment.

Long County:
  • Schedule online or by calling 1-912-230-9744
  • Long County Health Department, 584 North Macon Street in Ludowici
  • Weekly on Tuesdays from 8 a.m. – 12 noon by appointment

McIntosh County:
  • Schedule online or by calling 1-912-230-9744
  • McIntosh County Health Department, 1335 Georgia Hwy 57 in Townsend
  • Weekly on Tuesdays from 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. by appointment

To be tested by public health in a different county in Georgia, click the button below for a list of call center numbers for health departments across the state.

COVID-19 Testing Phone Lines in Georgia


For Healthcare Providers

If you are a healthcare provider, you may use a commercial lab or request a test through the Department of Public Health. For public health testing, your patient may schedule an appointment online (or pre-register for Chatham County) following the instructions above, or call 1-912-230-9744 with questions.