East Central Health of Georgia

East Central Health District

New COVID-19 Testing Site Opening

The East Central Health District (ECHD) will open a COVID-19 Testing site on Thursday, April 9, 2020.

Where: Burke County Middle School

            356 Southside Side

Waynesboro, Ga 30830


Hours of Operation: Monday – Friday (10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.)

Cost: Testing is free of charge

Who: You do not need to be a resident of Burke County


Pre-screening is required for testing. Those who wish to be tested should call 706-721-5800 to determine if they meet testing criteria. Residents of Richmond and Columbia County should call 311.

Healthcare providers may also register their patients for testing using the following link:




ECHD will contact patients referred by a physician with an appointment time.

Those who present to the site without an appointment will not be tested and will be turned around by law enforcement.