Free COVID-19 Testing Offered by Cobb & Douglas Public Health

Cobb & Douglas Public Health is now offering free COVID-19 testing for anyone desiring a test, including all food service employees and operators. No symptoms or previous exposure is required to be eligible for testing.

If you would like to schedule a test, register online at www.cdphcovid19testing.org to be notified of a time to come in for an appointment at one of our drive-thru testing sites.   IMPORTANT:  Pre-registration and appointment confirmation is required to gain entry to the testing site.

Currently, CDPH has testing sites located at Jim Miller Park in Cobb County and at Hunter Park in Douglas County.

Hours of operation for both sites are: Monday-Friday 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. and Saturday 9:00 a.m. – Noon.

If additional assistance is needed,  please call 770-514-2300.

Also, please note the provisions of Governor Kemp’s most recent Executive Order. Specific guidance for the food service industry begins on Page 6.

Free Food Handler and COVID-19 Takeout/Delivery Training from ServSafe

ServSafe is currently offering COVID-19 themed food takeout and delivery training at no cost to assist those that have shifted to this service as a result of this ongoing outbreak. Additionally, ServSafe is offering free Food Handler training through May 31, 2020. Click on the following link to take advantage of these free training opportunities:

https://www.servsafe.com/Landing-Pages/Free-Courses

Free Webinar to Improve Your Food Safety Management System

A free live webinar entitled “How to Take Active Control of Your Food Safety Management System” will be presented Tuesday, January 28, 2020 from 2-3 pm EST.  Captain Charles Otto, who is renowned for his contributions to the development of the FDA Model Food Code– along with a number of other advances in Public Health—will be presenting the webinar.  He can fit a lot into an hour!  If interested, be sure to register today!