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Georgia Highlands to offer free COVID-19 testing July 10
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 Wednesday that it will offer free COVID-19 testing on Friday, July 10.

Testing will be by appointment, which can be scheduled by calling 470-758-8415, from 8:15 a.m. to 12 p.m., at the practice's Medical Plaza at 475 Tribble Gap Road.

Forsyth County had its largest single-day increase in coronavirus cases documented Tuesday, with 47, according to the Georgia Department of Public Health. That brings the total in Forsyth County to 1,006 cases.

As of Tuesday, the DPH reported 15 deaths and 109 hospitalizations in Forsyth County since the start of the pandemic.