Coronavirus testing ramps up in Cobb County

Cobb and Douglas Public Health has ramped up its COVID-19 testing efforts.

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They've expanded their operating hours at the Jim R. Miller Park in Marietta and no longer require a doctor's referral.

So, anyone with coronavirus symptoms can get tested and any first responders or critical workers who may have been exposed but who don't have symptoms can get tested.

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To make an appointment, call the health department at 770-514-2300 or visit the health department’s website.

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Best prevention measures:

• Wash your hands often with soap and warm water for at least twenty seconds.

• If soap and water are not available, use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer.

• Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth with unwashed hands.

• Avoid close contact with people who are sick.

• Stay home when you are sick.

• Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then throw the tissue in the trash.

• Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces


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