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Congressman David Scott Providing Free Drive-Thru COVID-19 Testing on Saturday, August 8

Congressman David Scott (GA-13) will provide access to free drive-thru COVID-19 testing and free drive-thru food distribution on Saturday, August 8, from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm, at Mundy’s Mill High School in Jonesboro, Ga.

As of this week, the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Georgia has surged to nearly 200,000, with more than half of all Georgia cases reported in the last month,” said Congressman Scott. “Robust testing remains key to slowing the spread of this virus. I am proud to join with the Family Health Centers of Georgia and the Clayton County Fire and Emergency Services to provide free COVID-19 tests for anyone, ages 7 and up, at our drive-thru event this Saturday, August 8, at Mundy’s Mill High School.”

Scott continued, ”With a record high unemployment rate for Georgians during the COVID-19 pandemic, many families have struggled to keep food on their tables. The Atlanta Community Food Bank and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) will provide free fresh food to families in need at our drive-thru event on Saturday.”  

WHAT:           Congressman David Scott’s Drive-Thru COVID-19 Testing & Food Distribution

WHO:              Congressman David Scott, USDA Secretary Sonny Perdue, Clayton County Fire and Emergency Services, The Family Health Centers of Georgia, Atlanta Community Food Bank, Georgia Association of Broadcasters, and Urban League of Greater Atlanta.

WHEN:            Saturday August 8, 2020 from 9:00am to 1:00pm

WHERE:          Mundy’s Mill High School | 9652 Fayetteville Road | Jonesboro, GA 30238

HOW:              Register online at

To pre-register for testing, visit There is no cost to be tested. Photo identification such as a driver’s license, state issued ID, or school or work ID must be presented for testing.  Notification of results, on average, will take five to seven days.

Food will be distributed on a first come, first served basis to the first 1,500 vehicles with a limit of one distribution of food per household while supplies last. All food recipients must stay in their vehicle and prior to arriving on site should make sure their trunks are cleared out so volunteers can load food with safe social distancing practices. Recipients can anticipate to receive 30-40 lbs. of food per household while supplies last.