New COVID-19 testing site opens for employees and students

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Augusta University Health has opened a new COVID-19 testing location to better support and facilitate testing for Augusta University employees and students.

Testing 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 three for Augusta University and Augusta University Health employees and students.

In addition to serving the university community, this site will also accommodate testing for children experiencing COVID-19 symptoms. Read more here.

“At AU Health, it is our goal to ensure the health and safety of our community, and I am grateful that we have the capacity to provide our employees and students with quick and efficient testing during the global pandemic,” AU Health Chief Medical Officer Dr. Phillip Coule.

For additional information, email Britney Wilkinson and get the latest updates on the coronavirus by visiting the university’s designated COVID-19 resource page.

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Danielle Harris is Senior Media Relations Coordinator at Augusta University. Contact her to schedule an interview on this topic or with one of our experts at 706-721-7511 or

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