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New COVID-19 Testing Site for Pediatric Patients

Mom holding little boy while waiting in line for COVID-19 test

Augusta University Health has opened a new COVID-19 testing location to better support pediatric patients as well as Augusta University employees and students.

The new testing location will be held at the Augusta University Faculty Office Building at 1467 Harper St., and appointments will be available from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Friday and from 7 a.m. to noon on Saturday and Sunday. To schedule an appointment, call 706-721-1852 and choose option two for pediatric testing or option three for Augusta University and Augusta University Health employees and students.

Pediatric patients being treated at Augusta University West Wheeler or the Augusta University Care Center Grovetown II can also schedule an appointment to be tested at those locations.

If you are experiencing fever, shortness of breath, nausea, vomiting and/or diarrhea, call the COVID-19 hotline at 706-721-1852 to schedule a test. To find out more information on screening, testing, and visiting AU Health click here.

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Children's Hospital of Georgia

Children’s Hospital of Georgia is the only facility in the area dedicated exclusively to children. It staffs the largest team of pediatric specialists in the region who deliver out- and in- patient care for everything from common childhood illnesses to life-threatening conditions like heart disorders, cancer and neurological diseases.