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Congressman Scott Providing Free Cobb-Douglas County Drive-Thru COVID-19 Testing on September 19th

  • Cobb-Douglas County Covid-19 Testing Event

Today, Congressman David Scott (GA-13) announced that he will provide free drive-thru COVID-19 testing and food distribution on Saturday, September 19th, 9:00 am to 3:00 pm, at the Word of Faith Cathedral in Cobb County.

“Our state is reeling from the severe health and economic crisis caused by the coronavirus pandemic,” said Congressman Scott. “Robust testing is vital to flattening the spread of this virus. That’s why I am joining with Cobb and Douglas Public Health, the Family Health Centers of Georgia, CORE and Wellstar Health System to provide free COVID-19 tests for anyone with or without symptoms at our next drive-thru event on Saturday, September 19, at Word of Faith Cathedral.”

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. 

”With a record high number of Georgians unemployed during this pandemic, food insecurity has increased significantly,” Scott continued. “The Atlanta Community Food Bank will provide fresh food and produce at our drive-thru event to help families facing food insecurity.”

Food will be distributed on a first come, first served basis to the first 600 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.

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

WHO:              Congressman David Scott, Cobb and Douglas Public Health, CORE, The Family Health Centers of Georgia, Atlanta Community Food Bank, Wellstar Health System, Austell Mayor Ollie Clemons, Douglas County Commissioner Tarenia Carthan, Georgia Association of Broadcasters, Urban League of Greater Atlanta and Douglas County 2020 Census Complete Count.

WHEN:            Saturday September 19, 2020 from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm

WHERE:          Word of Faith Cathedral | 212 Riverside Parkway | Austell, GA 30168

HOW:              Register online at

For more information, please call Congressman Scott’s Office at 770/210-5073.