COVID Testing: West Athens


To reduce possible wait times – PRE-REGISTRATION is HIGHLY encouraged!

Mako Medical Laboratories is providing COVID-19 testing administration for the Department of Public Health site in Athens.

Hours of Operation:
Monday through Friday: 8:30 am to 4:30 pm
Saturday: 8 am to 12 Noon

Old Fire Station
3500 Atlanta Hwy
(enter off Mitchell Bridge Rd side)
Athens, GA

Registration Information

Visit: – scroll down to “Clarke County” and click the “Register Now” link in the right column.


-Pre-registration is required but appointments aren’t.  Once you register you can come anytime that is convenient during the open hours of the site.

-This is still a FREE test.  Insurance will be utilized first, and if you don’t have insurance they will bill the HRSA (government fund) but either way it will be of NO COST to the person.

-For people who have no access to a computer, smartphone, or internet, they have a customer service line you can call to have help with registration- (844) 625-6522 and press 1 and tell the customer service representative you need help registering in Georgia.  *If you do have access to online registration, they ask that you do so, in order for the phone lines to be available for those who need help.


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How to Obtain Test Results

To obtain your test results – visit to register for your results and to view your results once they are ready.

Other Testing Options

To search for other FREE DPH or Commercial testing locations around Georgia, please visit:

Last Updated on March 21, 2022

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