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Atlanta City Council Member Dustin Hillis Hosting Free COVID-19 Testing Event Starting Monday

Post Date:06/26/2020 12:57 PM

ACC Media Advisory

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Council Communications
Atlanta City Hall
55 Trinity Ave. SW
Atlanta, GA 30303

June 26, 2020

Atlanta City Council Member Dustin Hillis Hosting Free COVID-19 Testing Event Starting Monday

WHO:                 District 9 Council member Dustin Hillis

WHAT:               Free COVID-19 testing event                   

WHEN:              Monday, June 29 to Wednesday, July 1 from 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

WHERE:            Springfield Missionary Baptist Church, 1730 Hollywood Road NW

BACKGROUND: Council member Dustin Hillis is hosting a free COVID-19 testing event from Monday, June 29 to Wednesday, July 1 from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at Springfield Missionary Baptist Church, 1730 Hollywood Road NW. Self-administered, shallow-nasal COVID-19 tests will be available to those with or without symptoms. Results are typically reported within two to three days. More information about the event is available here.

Atlanta City Council
The Atlanta City Council is the chief policy-making body for the City of Atlanta. It acts by considering and enacting all laws that govern the City. The council also approves the operating and capital budgets for the City as recommended by the mayor, and it continually monitors revenues and expenditures for local government operations. The Atlanta City Council reviews and has final say on many land-use and zoning matters. Major economic development projects for the City also fall under the council’s consideration.

The Atlanta City Council is comprised of 12 districts and three at-large posts. Council representatives include: Council President: Felicia A. Moore; District 1: Carla Smith; District 2: Amir Farokhi; District 3: Antonio Brown; District 4: Cleta Winslow; District 5: Natalyn Mosby Archibong; District 6: Jennifer N. Ide; District 7: Howard Shook; District 8: J.P. Matzigkeit; District 9: Dustin Hillis; District 10: Andrea L. Boone; District 11: Marci Collier Overstreet; District 12: Joyce M. Sheperd; Post 1 At-Large: Michael Julian Bond; Post 2 At-Large: Matt Westmoreland; and Post 3 At-Large: Andre Dickens.

To learn more about the Atlanta City Council, please visit http://citycouncil.atlantaga.gov/. For the latest updates, follow the Atlanta City Council on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

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Contacts:        Zena Lewis                              zolewis@atlantaga.gov                       404-330-6309

                        Talia Moffitt                             tkmoffitt@atlantaga.gov                     404-546-1835 

                        Michael Ulmer                        mmulmer@atlantaga.gov                   404-330-6056