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Georgia Highlands announces free COVID-19 testing on Friday, June 19
Employees at Georgia Highlands Medical Services have performed more than 300 drive-thru COVID-19 tests for local patients. (Photo courtesy Georgia Highlands Medical Services).

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Georgia Highlands Medical Services announced Monday that it will offer free COVID-19 testing on Friday, June 19.

The local medical provider, located at 475 Tribble Gap Road in Cumming, will conduct tests from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. by appointment only. 

Those interested must call 470-758-8415.

As of Sunday, June 14, Forsyth County has had 595 coronavirus cases documented, according to the Georgia Department of Public Health, with 74 hospitalizations and 13 deaths.

Georgia has documented 57,681 confirmed cases and 2,451 deaths, though numbers are likely undercounted, officials said.